In the education market, charter schools are often sold as a way to help black and brown children.
But The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) isn’t buying it.
In fact, the organization is calling for a halt on any new charter schools across the nation.
The Spokesman review is reporting: SEATTLE (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments Friday over the constitutionality of Washington’s new charter school law. A coalition of parents, educators and community groups say it violates the state Constitution by diverting public school dollars to private organizations that are not […]
This article from The American Prospect traces tells the sordid story about how hedge fund billionaires bankrolled charter schools and teamed with ALEC and the Koch brothers to support union-busting policies and the candidacy of Republican governor Scott Walker. Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) was funded by hedge funders a decade ago. Hedging Education: How […]
In The Crooks Behind the Charter School Scam, we looked at charter school corruption in Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia and New Orleans. In this section, we will look at fraud and corruption in seven States: California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. But what we may think of as corruption is really the […]