Charter, Topic of Debate and Concern in Arizona

September 23, 2018 - por

ArizonaCharter schools were a key concern for the two candidates for state superintendent of public instructionat their debate. Democrat Kathy Hoffman said “I do think that charter schools need to be held accountable, especially when there’s a lot of money at stake.” Republican Frank Riggs said “No charter school should be chartered, no charter school charter should be extended unless there are a majority of disinterested individuals on that charter holding governing board. (…) Number two, all of those individuals need to go through formal training in nonprofit and charter school governance, including their legal and fiduciary responsibilities.”