- As noted in the Bites on Friday, . Coverage has been uncharacteristically sparse. (Seriously, Ohio news outlets are usually all over charter news.) Thanks to Gongwer, we find that things are pretty rosy this time around and Chad is on hand to put the results in context. “Sponsors have a better understanding of the expectations,” he suggests. Quite. (Gongwer Ohio, 11/16/18)
- The more typical media attitude toward charter schools can be found in this Blade . (Toledo Blade, 11/19/18)
- with this wide-ranging yet curiously selective slant on the story. It goes into detail on unimportant issues (why is anyone pinning hopes for victory on a bill sponsored by a member of the superminority party in the General Assembly, no matter how much they like it?), and leaves out vitally important points regarding how long schools have already had to adjust to the new graduation requirements, the super low bar for passing those end-of-course exams, and the alternatives truly available to the students featured. There’s a lot of “some say” and “students were told” in there as well. There’s even a swipe against charter schools for good measure. Glad to have you back in the education theater, general. It’s just like old times. (Akron Beacon Journal, 11/17/18)
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