No matter what you have been told, what you have read, what you think, corporate charter schools are NOT public schools. I want to stand and shout as loud as I can the world 'Not!' Do not fall for that lie. This piece was written by retired San Francisco State University adjunct professor, education activist, and Oakland, CA. resident, Ann Berlak. In short order, Berlak lays bare the lie behind the popularized message, “charter schools are public schools,” in such a clear, direct manner that makes it worth sharing.DON'T MISS THIS!