Charter Schools Gone Wild: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement And Waste

Charter Schools Gone Wild: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement And Waste

Via Moyers & Company:

Charter school operators want to have it both ways. When they’re answering critics of school privatization, they say charter schools are public — they use public funds and provide students with a tuition-free education. But when it comes to transparency, they insist they have the same rights to privacy as any other private enterprise.

But a report released Monday by Integrity in Education and the Center for Popular Democracy — two groups that oppose school privatization – presents evidence that inadequate oversight of the charter school industry hurts both kids and taxpay...

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