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Charter Schools: A Very Horrible, Terrible, Awful Week; by Diane Ravitch

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'The mask has fallen away. Will the charter spin machine recover or are we seeing a new boldness on the part of the press? Perhaps the new attention to charter scandals was encouraged when a team of reporters at the Arizona Republic received the prestigious George Polk Award for its exposes of charter scandals in that state. Lets give credit where it’s due. Betsy DeVos has made crystal clear that she loves charters, hates accountability, and welcomes profit making. It is fitting that this week coincided with Public Schools Week, reminding us of the importance of public schools, which are democratically governed, open to all who apply, and accountable, financially and academically, to the public.'

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