Opponents Ignore Charter School Success

Published August 14, 2007

Thank you for publishing Lindalyn Kakadelis’ article “The waiting lists speak” [August 3].

Charter opponents like to paint failed charter schools as a reflection on the whole charter project. But their logic is flawed. Aren’t there plenty of failing public schools? Would they have us shut down the entire public system? Certainly not.

Michael Van Winkle ([email protected]) is legislative specialist for education policy at The Heartland Institute.