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Cincinnati District Gets Kicked Out of Charter-Authorization Role

By Tribune News Service — February 27, 2018 1 min read

Ohio’s push to improve charter school quality has booted the Cincinnati district out of the charter-authorization business.

The state school board this month yanked authority to create and oversee charter schools from Ohio’s third-largest district.

Blocking a major city from sponsoring charter schools is a significant change for Ohio, which used to be one of the most permissive states for charters. It’s also a departure from what happens in most states, where districts are often the main overseer of schools in their area.

But the Cincinnati district was rated as a “poor” oversight organization in fall 2016. That rating should have killed the district as a charter sponsor then, but its appeal dragged on.

A version of this article appeared in the February 28, 2018 edition of Education Week as Cincinnati District Gets Kicked Out of Charter-Authorization Role

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