April 2017 Letter to House Education Committee Regarding HB 97

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A responsible charter school law must empower local governing bodies to strategically control charter growth as a tool to increase quality options and improve our system of public education for all communities. The charter school law should not force blind expansion on already burdened systems and compel the loss of neighborhood schools options. The Education Law Center wrote this letter to the House Education Committee in April 2017 urging them to oppose HB 97, the purported charter reform legislation scheduled for vote, with no debate, on April 18, 2017.

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