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NEA State Report Card on Charter School Laws: Not Good! by Diane Ravitch

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REMEMBER, when you read this, that  it is your tAx money that would support public education, that goes to these private schools, sold as 'choice! The findings on the charter industry were dismal  in The NEA  2019 report!. As one would expect, public money+weak regulation+lax oversight=fraud, waste, and abuse. Of the 44 states that allow charters schools (plus D.C. and Puerto Rico), only five jurisdictions rate "mediocre" or better The report concludes  that nearly every state (44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) is failing to require adequate oversight over the charter school sector. Statutes in forty states received “F” grades. Five states that have laws requiring some oversight received “mediocre” ratings, with grades ranging from “D” to “C-“. 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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