Hailing 15 Years Of DC Reform

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Washington Examiner

Apr 26, 12:00 AM

Charter schools have worked for District children

Fifteen years ago this month, the U.S. Congress passed the D.C. School Reform Act of 1995. This landmark legislation—now considered one of the strongest school reform laws in the nation—authorized public funding for charter schools, public schools run independently of the D.C. government's District of Columbia Public Schools. The first D.C. public charter school opened five months later.

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