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Document Number: 7147

Turning the Corner to Quality: Policy Guidelines for Strengthening Ohio's Charter Schools - This report seeks to strengthen Ohio's charter school program. Among its 17 recommendations are calls for closing low-performing charter schools and holding sponsors more accountable for oversight of the growing charter movement while also helping more high-performance schools to open and succeed in Ohio. In return for sharply stepped-up accountability, restrictions on the formation of high-quality charters should be removed, and charter schools should receive more equitable funding. (Louann Bierlein Palmer, Michelle Godard Terrell, Bryan C. Hassel and C. Peter Svahn, The Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, October 2006) ...


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