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New York State Schools Chancellor Opposes Charging Rent for Charters

State Board of Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch is speaking up about the importance of charter schools in New York. Tisch is clearly concerned about NYC democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio’s call to charge charter schools rent. As reported by the New York Daily News, Tisch believes the unique approach of charter schools is helping New York students:

“The city’s best charter schools have been an important source of innovation and creativity,” Tisch said. “They’ve provided a quality education to thousands of students, many who were otherwise suffering in troubled schools.”

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