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Will the thing that charter schools love so much be their undoing?

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"Will the deregulation that the high-scoring charters love --  be their undoing because it leads to scandals and fraud? In  2016,  scant attention was paid to the 4 published university research papers likening the proliferation of charters to the sub-prime mortgage crisis . As  John Oliver noted, “the problem with letting the free market decide when it comes to kids is that kids change faster than the market. And by the time it’s obvious the school is failing, futures may have been ruined.” The truth is, their beloved deregulation  also produces dismal charter failures, taxpayer fleecing and fraud. And that, in the end, could cause the whole charter system to collapse." When no one is held accountable and rules & regulations don't apply, bad things happen,as it did to teachers when their civil rights disappeared Our public schools are  crucial to  our democracy Read this...

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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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