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Cleveland Presses State of Ohio to End Shoddy Oversight, by Jan Resseger

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"Jan Resseger reports that Ohio charter law allows any non-profit to become a charter authorized, even if they have no education experience and even if they have no geographical proximity to the charters they allegedly oversee. The authorized collects 3% of the charters' public funding, which can mean millions of dollars a year in found money. In the latest episode of a long-running drama called "How Charter Schools Fleece Taxpayers,"sponsoring charters in Cleveland. St. Aloysius Orphanage hired a for-profit corporation to manage the charters it sponsors from afar. The for-profit company with which St. Aloysius has contracted to open has been indicted in Florida, as has the founder. Resseger urges the state to tighten oversight of shoddy and shady charter sponsors."

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