Charter Schools are Good for Our Community

From | The Florida Times-Union

By Tunji Williams, Guest Columnist
Published Sept 14, 2021

In a recent column, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor from Tampa bemoaned the rise of public charter schools in Florida, claiming they undermine traditional district schools.
I understand her fears. Back in the late 1990s, when charter schools were new in Florida thanks to legislation signed into law by Gov. Lawton Chiles, I was also concerned. I didn’t understand them.  READ MORE