Its has become harder to open a charter school in Florida
While some school districts continue to claim that they have little control over the quality of charter schools that open, and have diminished power over charter schools once they're operating, the TRUTH is that districts -- as charter school authorizers, the ones who award a contract to operate, and disperse funds - do have a great deal of power as well as responsibility. We want to see quality charter school applicants approved and need school districts to vigilant and thorough in their evaluation process.
Below is an article from RedefinED about a new report on charter school authorizing from the Department of Education.
Report: ‘It has become harder to open a charter school in Florida’
By TRAVIS PILLOW / RedefinED
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The proliferation of charter schools in Florida is slowing down, and school districts are not approving most applications to open new ones.