The 232-Point Inspection: Examining Charter School Quality in Michigan
by Stephanie Van Koevering
It is not difficult to determine how well an automobile engine is functioning. A mechanic can simply hook the car up to a computer and run a number of automated tests.
If you think of each of Michigan’s 232 charter schools as the equivalent of a vehicle inspection point, we have all the information we need to keep the charter school sector of public education in good running condition. We need to connect with each of these points and pull all of the learning and data together to form a complete diagnostic picture.