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Bombshell Report: Congress Wastes Nearly $1 Billion on Defunct Charter Schools; by Diane Ravitch and the NPE

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 “Asleep at the Wheel” --a report  issued by the nonprofit advocacy group Network for Public Education, about waste, fraud, and abuse in the federal charter school program says:. ”The U.S. government has wasted up to $1 billion on charter schools that never opened, or opened and then closed because of mismanagement and other reasons. The  grant approval process for charters has “no attempt to verify the information presented” by applicants. The U.S. Education Dep't does not adequately monitor how its grant money is spent, & has “largely ignored or not sufficiently addressed” recommendations to improve the program made by its own inspector general.' Thank you NPE!!

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