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Arizona: Online Charter Operator Pays Himself Another $1.3 Million, Gives Teachers a 1% Raise; Diane Ravitch

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Will  Arizona Governor Ducey  regulate charter schools?The CEO of Primavera, received another $1.3 million from the online charter this past school year, records show.; and,   Damian Creamer, the sole owner of the for-profit Primavera, also paid $27.6 million from the school’s state education funding to another company he owns, Strongmind. The audits provide a snapshot of how lightly regulated charter operators use tax dollars. Charter schools are not subject to the same financial or governance oversight as traditional district public schools, and some operators, like Creamer, have become charter school millionaires by operating the public schools. Can you spell fraud?“ When you see public money go to line the pockets of someone who is supposed to help students become a millionaire, I can’t believe it’s not a crime,”

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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