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The GOP's Biggest Charter School Experiment Just Imploded

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Don't miss the GOP's biggest charter school scandal: Diane Ravitch explains that  'The real scandal is not that  ECOT, the mammoth virtual charter school in Ohio, made over $1 Billion for the entrepreneur who founded it , but that ECOT grew up legally, with the support of state politicians and national GOP power brokers, and that in many ways it has served as a model for schools like it across the country. Now, they are scrambling to find a way to take in its former students, and Ohio is facing a reckoning, after nearly two decades when the state became one of the country’s freest laboratories for pro-charter policies. “Why did it take a generation and a half of kids to go through this crappy system for us to do something about it,” Stephen Dyer, a former Ohio state representative asked me in exasperation in December. “The reason is because a lot of money came in.”

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