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State Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) wants to see changes in the state's charter schools.

Schiavoni, along with another state senator from Cincinnati, are urging lawmakers to require charter school to have state audits and public records.

"You go to these charter schools and you get this feeling that something isn't right. And you have teachers coming to you and telling you the stories about what is going on in their particular school, telling you have parents coming in and telling you, and we are getting more and more of this. There are good charter schools and those should stay, but the bad ones should go," said Schiavoni.

Schiavoni said charter schools are also failing students with poor management. The senator cited a Cincinnati charter school that closed last week, just days before the start of the school year.

 

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