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Charter Schools 101

Phil Roeder
Childen in school

9:00, Monday, March 2, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, Mike Collins spoke with CMS Superintendent Ann Clark, along with the chair of the State Board of Education and the Governor’s Education Advisor about education and what we may see come out of this legislative session.

But one aspect of education policy has been in the news recently, and that is charter schools. What are charter schools? What is their role in our overall academic picture? Why do some fail while others succeed? 


Eddie Goodall – Executive Director, NC Public Charter Schools Association

Helen Nance – Chief Administrative Officer, Gray Stone Day School; Chairman, North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board

Akeshia Craven-Howell – Assistant Superintendent of School Options & Innovation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Jeff Tarte - Senator (R), District 41