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Three Bay Area school board members wrote  to stop the invasion of charters  which strip them of resources & students and cause fiscal crises. '“Shrinking budgets & resources are one of the biggest culprits  of the proliferation of charter schools; this threatens public schools and pose a risk to the equal opportunity that public schools should provide. 'Charter schools, which are marketed as a choice for parents in search of better options for their children, are putting students at risk. Independently run charter schools take precious per-student taxpayer funding from traditional public schools and aren’t required to deliver the same quality product. They siphon public school funds, dodge transparency requirements, limit collective bargaining of educators, cherry-pick students and turn others away — with the claim of providing a superior public education.'

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