Charter vs. Public: Misconceptions

February 10, 2014 at 1:45 pm 1 comment

Submitted by Steve Evangelista

I’m writing with Margaret Ryan on the eve of a forum about inequities in public education that we are hosting at Bank Street College of Education.  We chose specifically to focus this panel discussion and roundtable on public school education, and not just charter school education, even though we have been running a charter school for the past nine years.  We have heard some concerns such as, “So this is a charter school panel.  When is the public school panel?”

Let’s get a couple of things out of the way: inequity in public education is not a charters vs. public issue (it’s much bigger); and charter schools are public schools.  Charters and district schools are indeed administered differently, and charters can do some things that district public schools cannot do.

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  • 1. Hevin Jose  |  March 7, 2014 at 9:32 am

    All the schools in India are providing best education when we compare to other countries. Especially in some states in India like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamilnadu are best education going on. So, cities like Bangalore, chennai and mumbai can suggest for best studies. Their way of teaching is different from other schools. They are mostly focussing on be practical whatever it may be no need to read or write. Some Top CBSE schools like SBOA, St. Joseph and Presidency in North side are giving best coaching for ever.

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