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Charter Schools Are An 'Existential Threat' To Public Education

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'Charter schools create an enormous drain on public schools & cause damage to the majority of children, who lose resources & teachers, so a small number may attend privately managed schools. 'New studies from Ca &  No. Carolina find charter schools extract millions from the public systems. The California study, looks at 3 large public-school systems that struggle with annual deficits that have led to layoffs of support staff -- nurses, counselors, librarians, & special education --  class size increases, & program cuts; it concludes the annual costs run upwards of $142 million.  In every case the revenue that school districts have lost is far greater than the expenses saved by students transferring to charter schools.'Both studies note that additional costs imposed by charters result in local schools cutting funding they need!'

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