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CMD Publishes Full List of 2,500 Closed Charter Schools (with Interactive Map)

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 The Center for Media and Democracy released a state-by-state list of the failed charter schools since 2000, revealing the millions of federal tax dollars went to “ghost” schools that never even opened to students. The exact amount is unknown because the U.S. Department of Education is not required to report its failures, where money went to groups to help them start new charters that never opened.Here is the opportunity to take a closer look at how much taxpayer money has been squandered on the failed charter school experiment in their states. 

This release comes as the U.S. Department of Education and industry insiders currently deciding which states to award half a billion dollar in grants designed to bolster the school privatization industry under the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP).

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