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More Charter Schools for Maryland?


Expanding charter schools in Maryland is a top priority of Gov. Larry Hogan. But do charter schools improve public education or do they only benefit a select few while leaving some students worse off? Our guests: Jason Botel, charter school advocate, and executive director of MarylandCAN; Adam Mendelson, managing director of the Maryland State Education Association, the state teachers union; and Helen Gym, an education advocate who offers a cautionary tale about Philadelphia charter schools.  Guest host Aaron Henkin

Production help from Midday intern Kerry DeSantis