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Reforming Ohio’s Charter School Oversight

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Ohio lawmakers are weighing bills to improve charter school oversight.

Ohio charter schools are here to stay, but the way they are governed is changing. Last week, state auditor Dave Yost told lawmakers that the system overseeing charters is broken.

This hour we’ll take a closer look at proposed measures meant to increase transparency and accountability of these publicly funded, privately governed schools.

Guests

  • Stephen Dyer, Education Policy Fellow at Innovation Ohio
  • Darlene Chambers, President of the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools
  • Jim Siegel, Statehouse Reporter for the Columbus Dispatch