What's The [Data] Point? Episode 78 -- 118,977, the Growing Charter School Sector in New York City, with James Merriman of the New York City Charter School Center [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]
James Merriman, the CEO of the New York City Charter School Center, joined the podcast to discuss the state of charter schools in New York City. The charter sector educates roughly 120,000 students in more than 230 schools in New York City, and is at the center of a number of fraught debates, including around its overall existence, how large it should be, test scores, discipline practices, and more.
Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think: Ben Max of GG (@TweetBenMax), Maria Doulis of CBC (@MariaDoulis). Listen below or download wherever you get your podcasts!
by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette