Charter school supporters face obstacles in Virginia

Nov. 9, 2009
Governor-elect backs charters, but state constitution places tight limits on establishing schools

From The Washington Post: Despite Republican victories in the governor's race and some key legislative contests in Virginia, significant hurdles stand in the way of any quick moves to ease approval of charter schools, education activists say. Virginia's constitution places tight limits on what kinds of schools can be established without the assent of local school boards, which typically oppose charter schools.

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