Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

A Political History Of Charter Schools In America

    Ben Skirvin

    Click on this photo to explore an interactive history of the politics behind the charter school movement

    During the last legislative session, all but three Democratic representatives walked out of the statehouse, in part over concerns about a Republican sponsored bill which expands the state’s charter school options.  But charter schools weren’t always a partisan issue.  Click on the map to explore the political history of the charter school movement.


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