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April 30, 2005

Scullen on Wisconsin's Thriving Charter Schools

Tom Scullen (Scullen is superintendent of the Appleton Area School District, which has 10 charter schools. He also is president of the Wisconsin Charter Schools Association.):

Charter schools are playing an increasingly important role in that success story.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Elizabeth Burmaster, at a recent state charter school conference, said charter schools "are critical in making schools learning environments for all children." She added, "Charter schools encourage community and parental involvement and innovative teaching practices within the system of accountability for results in public education."

Posted by Jim Zellmer at April 30, 2005 10:25 PM
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