Published Online: March 17, 2015
Published in Print: March 18, 2015, as Voters Want Less Growth, More Rules for Charters

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Voters Want Less Growth, More Rules for Charters

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A national poll finds that although a majority of U.S. voters support charter schools, they aren't necessarily in favor of expanding them.

The survey, conducted for In the Public Interest and the Center for Popular Democracy—two groups involved in education policy and skeptical of charters—found participants largely favor charter school reform proposals such as requiring open board meetings, regular audits, and policies to help shield district schools from the impact of nearby charter school openings.

It also found that lack of school choice falls last on a list of education concerns.

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