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