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No Jail Time for Grifters in Largest Charter Scam in History; by Diane Ravitch

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"None of the perpetrators of the largest charter scam in history will serve a day in prison. A poor person would get jail time for stealing $500 or a car. These guys stole hundreds of millions and they got home detention. The story of the A3 online charter school empire is one of the largest charter school scandals in U.S. history. The scam had several angles, the most lucrative of which involved enrolling thousands of students who never took any classes, as Voice previously reported.  A3’s 19 online charter schools raked in roughly $400 million from the state between 2015 and 2019. Despite such an unprecedented theft, not a single person involved in the A3 case will spend a day behind bars. "

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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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