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The Biggest Charter School Theft in Georgia History by Diane Ravitch

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SCANDAL! 'Atlanta's Latin Academy Charter School should have raised eyebrows and set off earsplitting sirens for the top state education officials and corporate executives on the school’s board: 'A $12,000 charge at a strip club. Thousands of dollars spent at Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead. ATM withdrawals of hundreds of dollars at a time. and so muon more.' The  school’s founder has been charged with fraud and theft,' but the real scandal here is that this is the kind of fraud caused by the endemic corruption of the privatization movement! But, the media is SILENT as public education is destroyed, by charlatans selling magic elixirs.  Atlanta Journal-Constitution  writes here about the biggest theft in the history of charter schools in Georgia  which is expanding  charters modeled on the failed ASD in Tennessee, where low performing schools are turned over to charter operators. 

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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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