'Jeff Bryant points out an irony that should enrage every taxpayer and citizen: Both major political parties love charter schools, despite the numerous scandals that accompany unregulated, unaccountable charters. THIS IS A great piece on the malfeasance that is now commonplace in the charter industry. Local news reports continue to drip, drip a constant stream of stories of charter schools doing bad stuff that our tax dollars fund. 'Charter school scandals of the sort we see in Florida and California have become routine occurrences, across the nation, yet a national organization that ranks state laws governing the charter industry rates Florida in the top ten of its annual assessment of states with the best charter school laws. And efforts to rein in the abuses committed by California charters have been routinely turned back.'