Lee Fisher on Education

Last Updated : Jul 20, 2010


LT. Governor Fisher is a vocal supporter of the public school system and a vocal opponent of charter schools and voucher programs. He has advocated for the closing of highly successful voucher schools in Cleveland. He has called for increased accountability at charter schools.


Opposition to Vouchers and school choice

Lt. Governor Fisher has been actively involved in fighting against opening new charter and voucher schools and closing successful voucher and charter schools. In 2009, Lt. Governor Fisher was cited as a proponent of closing a Cleveland prep school known as E-prep that boasted a 95% passage rate.

Lt Governor Fisher has also been cited as a "vocal opponent" of charter schools in Cleveland.


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