Kirwan Commission Update

There is no state in the United States that has thus far implemented policies designed to support the form of work organization just described. However, the Commission did hear testimony from several public schools in the State including charter schools that have organized their schools more like top performers.” – January 2018, Preliminary Recommendations by the Kiran Commission, a statewide panel charged with changing how Maryland finds public schools for the next decade.

Although the panel is still months away from finishing its work, the January 2018 preliminary report had only this one mention of “Charter Schools” and only a slight nod at both their public and successful performance characteristic traits.