Billionaires Charter Schools Corruption Hoax Privatization Scandals

In the Public Interest: The Latest Charter School Scandals

Interesting essay samples and examples on: https://essays.io/dissertation-examples-samples/

In the Public Interest is a nonpartisan organization that protects the public interest and has a special focus on the dangers of privatization.

Here is its latest report on charter schools:

Welcome to Cashing in on Kids, an email newsletter for people fed up with the privatization of America’s public schools—produced by In the Public Interest.

Not a subscriber? Sign up. And make sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Democratic charter school advocates are starting to help elect Republicans. Author and host of the Have You Heard podcast Jennifer Berkshire pointed out a noteworthy trend in the ever-shifting partisan dynamics of public school privatization. “Well-heeled Democratic charter advocates [are] spending big to elect Republicans.” This includes cofounder of Netflix Reed Hastings, a longtime charter school backer. Twitter

This pairs well with journalist Rebecca Klein’s breakdown of how state governments are carrying former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s torch as they consider school voucher programs. HuffPost

Now the rest of the news…

“Enabling theft and fraud” in Los Angeles. Carl Peterson documents how the Los Angeles Unifed School District continues to take away building space from public school students to give to charter schools, with past due bills totaling $1.9 million. Patch

Charter school founder gets a year in prison. The founder of a defunct charter school in St. Louis, Missouri, has been sentenced to 366 days in prison and ordered to repay nearly $2.4 million in state funding obtained by falsifying student attendance. St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Charter schools invaded our neighborhoods without public input.” A group of parents, teachers, and educators in East Los Angeles detail how their neighborhoods have become saturated with charter schools to the detriment of public schools. Age of Awareness

And here’s this week’s opportunity to connect…

The Coalition for Community Schools and Institute for Educational Leadership is hosting a coalition town hall on racial equity in the “community school” model. Join February 23, 2021 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET. Coalition for Community Schools

Related posts

California: Public Advocates Asks Whether GoV. Newsom Will Deliver On Equity, Funding, and Accountability

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Teacher: There Is No Florida Miracle

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Boston: Billionaire Seth Klarman, Charter Love, and Dark Money

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Leonie Haimson: More on Success Academy Settlement: SA Has Not Paid Attorney Fees, As Ordered

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Rhode Island: A Frightening Tour of an Achievement First Charter School

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Cleveland Charter Officials Accused of Stealing $1.8 Million

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Good News! Tennessee Fails to Pass Voucher Law for Seventh Straight Year!

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Florida: Republicans Plan to Eviscerate Public Schools

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

In Response to My Article, a Truly Stupid Defense Of Detroit Charters

V4tgDpeDBhQGUBa7

Leave a Comment