Voucher advocates can learn from the charter sector’s experience argues The Chartered Course, a Friedman Foundation report.
Private school choice advocates should look at school network structure, the incubation of high-potential schools and authorizer-based accountability, the report recommends. Collaboration would benefit both private schools and charters.
Let’s hope state legislators don’t read the report, writes Jason Bedrick. A government entity to regulate private “choice” schools is a bad idea. “The power to regulate is the power to destroy, and that’s a power that opponents of educational choice greatly desire.”