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California: Charter Industry Defeats Effort to Impose Accountability and Transparencyby Diane Ravitch

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'The powerful California Charter School Association collected enough votes to defeat AB 1478, an effort to establish accountability and transparency for charters:  holding open meetings, making their records public, and prohibited from financial self-dealing with related companies owned by relatives or yourself! But no, the charter industry demands the freedom to use public money as they wish, behind closed doors. After all, freedom from oversight is the civil rights issue of our time!Charter schools in California take public money but evade any public responsibility. If you want to know how bad things are, read this. Charter schools are private schools that make up their own rules. They are not public schools. Public schools have open meetings and open records. Public schools are not allowed to engage in self-dealing and conflicts of interest.'

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