Read Bob Gibson’s “Notebook” this week and you might understand why I’ve been whining about the University “charter” plan. With only a couple weeks to go, we still don’t know the details. Why do I think this is a deliberate ploy by the universities to spring a plan at the last minute before the public has a chance to study its impact? It’ll be a done deal before we know its implications.

UPDATE: Link to Daily Progress fixed.

And here’s the link to the charter plan as described on the UVa. web site. (Thanks to Phil in the comments section for the heads up. Except that if you read it, you’ll understand why reporters and legislators alike say the details are unclear. Tell me if you can tell whether in-state enrollment will remain about 67%.