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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Charter Schools are overrated

Wednesday | March 1 2017 | 4:45 pm

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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, enrollment increased from less than 1 million to 2.5 million students. Have charter schools lived up to their promise?

For:
Gary Miron, Professor, College of Education, Western Michigan University
Julian Vasquez Heilig, Educator Chair, Professor, Sacramento State & Founding Board Member, Network for Public Education

Against:
Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform
Gerard Robinson, Resident Fellow, AEI & Former Florida Commissioner of Education

Pre-Debate Reception | 5:45pm
Debate | 6:45pm

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