Full-time virtual charters need stronger oversight, charter advocates say

By Frank Wolfe, Education Daily® While full-time virtual charter schools are a growing phenomenon, they are largely of poor quality, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, which is urging states to oversee such charters more stringently.

While some full-time virtual charters are effectively meeting the unique needs of their students, “overall, these schools are not producing great outcomes,” said Nina Rees, the president of NAPCS. More …

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