State Schools Superintendent Says Charter Schools Will Get More Scrutiny

6:21 am
Tue July 8, 2014

State Schools Superintendent Says Charter Schools Will Get More Scrutiny

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Mike Flanagan says Detroit Free Press series caused him to reconsider authorization of charter schools
State school Superintendent Mike Flanagan announced today he is "giving notice" to Michigan's charter school authorizers that he "will be exercising his statutory authority" to prevent them from granting new charters if authorizers' performance does not measure up. Flanagan said a recent Detroit Free Press special report on charter schools led him to make the decision.