April 23, 2024 1:02 pm

Zoie Saunders, Gov. Scott’s Pick for Education Secretary, Faces Questions About Her Qualifications 

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By Alison Novak

NPE Executive Director Carol Burris is quoted in this article written by Alison Novak. Carol discusses how differently charter schools operate, “What charter schools lack is public governance,” Burris said. “Public schools are democratically governed by the public. People elect their neighbors to govern the schools.” Charter schools, in contrast, are governed by board members who are appointed, in most cases, by school leadership or the company that runs them.”

You can read Alison Novak’s piece in Seven Days here.