New Hampshire now has 25 of these alternative public schools, after a spate of rapid growth. We’ll look at some of the themes raised in NHPR’s recent series, A Growing Choice. These include how charter schools are funded, who their students are, and what overall role they play in public education.
- Michael Brindley - Morning Edition producer at NHPR
- Paul Leather - Deputy Commission of Education in the N.H. Dept. of Education
- Tom Raffio - Chairman of the N.H. State Board of Education
- Matt Southerton - co-founder and director of the N.H. Center for Innovative Schools, which supports charter schools
You can listen to NHPR's series on charter schools, A Growing Choice, here.