Statement by Secretary Duncan on the Role of Charter Schools in Turnaround Business

Washington, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--June 25, 2009.

Following up on his remarks earlier this week at the National Charter Schools Conference in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement urging states to work with charter school operators to turn around struggling schools and provide innovation and choice to students and parents:

“States need to have a plan to turn around their lowest-performing schools. I’m an advocate of using whatever model works for children and I want charter schools to join that work. But they won’t be . . .

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