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DEMAND CHARTER TRANSPARENCY: Charter Oversight, Accountability, and Transparency (COAT) Act--"commonsense legislation

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URGENT!  Contact your Representative in Congress  The Network for Public Education's Asleep at the Wheel report has exposed the waste and fraud of the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP). Michigan Rep.Tlaib is introducing the Charter Oversight, Accountability, and Transparency (COAT) Act--'commonsense legislation that will increase transparency and accountability to ensure that charter schools provide necessary information to local, state, and federal agencies to detect and prevent fraud.'Under this legislation, states are ineligible for federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act funds unless they ensure that any contract between a charter school in the state and a PCMO includes basic transparency requirements including the following: (see article)

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