Opinion: At charter schools, old union rules don’t apply

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May 17, 12:00 AM

Opinion: At charter schools, old union rules don’t apply

It’s National Charter Schools Week, a time for parents, students and teachers to celebrate these unique schools of choice. But in the District, legislators and unions are targeting the basic operating principles of charter schools: their independence from the city-run school system, along with accountability for improved student performance, strong school governance standards and civil rights law compliance.

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