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Bill Targets Fiscal Impact Of Charter Schools, Expansion

Feb 03, 2017 - Providence Journal

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PROVIDENCE \x97 Proposed legislation would require the state auditor general to analyze the fiscal impact of any new charter school or new charter expansion and submit those findings to the General Assembly and the Council for Elementary and Secondary Education.

The measure, sponsored by Rep. Jeremiah O’Grady, D-Lincoln, a longtime charter critic, would also require the education council to place “predominate weight” on the financial impact of a new charter sch...