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General News    H3'ed 3/30/19

New Jersey Expose, Part 2: Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Spent on a Floundering Charter School

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R U watching the fraud?  A five-part series about how taxpayers are being taken for a ride by the charter industry in NJ..  Part 2 is about the millions of state dollars spent to bailout a low-performing charter school. “This is the story of a charter school that failed, and a building that used up millions in public dollars and continued to receive federal aid long after it was left vacant. It’s a story about dubious decisions by multiple state agencies, one that raises questions about the use of public money and the oversight of private groups that own real estate for public charter schools.” Ultimately, the public money was lost and the education of hundreds of students was squandered. In this brilliant article, the wisest comment: “You know, the bottom line is greed should not supersede education.

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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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