NOTE: Ohio Charter News Weekly will not be published on 11/27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return on 12/4 with a new edition.
While there is , the rhetoric recently ratcheted up with a disagreement over how long the Monongalia County school board had to vote on the application. The continued stalemate is likely indicative of the larger dynamics at play in the Mountain State.
More than ever
Robert Pondiscio published a blog on the The 74 Million recently where. This assault takes a number of forms, which he lays out in detail. He hopes that new champions will emerge from within the sector, and without, because the same children who needed great charter schools before need them even more right now.
“Trivial”, but very consequential
New research released this week showed that the. The research included federal, state, local, and philanthropic sources, but growing disparity was primarily attributed to a lack of funding for charters at the local level. Sobering news indeed.
Transportation in the time of corona
. A recent Dispatch story notes that even though Columbus City Schools is operating on a fully-remote model, their transportation department is still busing nearly 13,000 students to charter and private schools operating some in-person education around the city. And even this reduced load is becoming difficult for the system to manage due to drivers calling in sick or having to quarantine due to Covid exposure.