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Document Number: 7878

Charter Schools in SREB States: A Call for Accountability - Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) urges five steps to ensure charter school quality: (1) Foster research about charter studentsí performance Ė whether itís improving year to year and if it can be measured beyond math/reading scores; (2) fully support and adequately fund K-12 statewide data systems of all students; (3) ensure authorizing agencies impose policies and practices that correspond to high-quality charters; (4) ensure authorizing agencies perform consistent oversight, but (5) provide charters with sufficient freedom to try new educational ideas. (Jeffrey Grove, SREB, October 2008)...

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