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Testimony Prepared for the Alternative Education Subcommittee

On April 21, 2005, Fordham President Chester E. Finn, Jr.  and Program Director Terry Ryan testified before the Alternative Education Subcommittee of the Ohio House of Representatives. They discussed Ohio's community schools (a.k.a. charter schools), which face a developing paradox: the more they expand and the more students they serve, the more threatened they become, by internal and external forces alike.