Groupthink is spelling danger for charter schools | IN 60 SECONDS

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In 2019, Steven Wilson, founder of the high-performing Ascend charter network, was fired for publishing a blog post in which he worried that some efforts to make schools more “equitable” and “inclusive” could end up morphing into lowered expectations. Troublingly, Wilson’s peers in the charter school community responded to his firing with silence, raising questions about whether charters will be willing to stand up to groupthink. AEI’s Frederick M. Hess explains.

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