What If All Public Schools Were Charter-like?

State education leaders nationwide should consider implementing a charter school authorizer model for traditional public schools as they work to comply with the new Every Student Succeeds Act.

That was the argument education expert Andy Smarick laid out during a panel conversation on Monday at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank based in Washington, D.C. His vision: What if a successful charter school system — one of greater flexibility and higher accountability through contracts with third-party authorizers — also applied to district-run public schools?

Source: What If All Public Schools Had an Authorizer? A New Proposal to Give More Autonomy — for More Accountability | The 74

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