Charter School Advocate Nina Rees

Minnesota will soon host four thousand teachers from all across the nation.  The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will hold its 12th annual convention June 19th - 22nd in Minneapolis. 
Charter schools are tuition-free public schools that are allowed to be more innovative while being held accountable for student achievement.  While charter schools may seem like a new idea to some, they’ve been a feature of the education scene for 20 years now, and over 2 million students are enrolled.  The National Alliance advocates for charter schools and just named a new Chief Executive .   Nina Rees will be formally introduced at the convention in Minneapolis . She talked with Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi on KFAI's Weekly News. 

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