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05/31/2024 - Stats show ‘school choice,’ charters exacerbate school segregation

Paula Noonan breaks down how school choice. charters, and vouchers exacerbate school segregation.

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05/31/2024 - Former Fulton charter schools on probation a year after state approval

Fulton Charter Schools Coordinator Andrea Cooper Gatewood last year cited several issues about RISE, which included “ … a history of low student performance, a lack of fiscal responsibility, unstable governance and a lack of compliance with state and federal guidelines.” Superintendent Mike Looney and other Fulton officials also expressed concern over RISE’s debt, which they said topped $14 million at the end of 2022.

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05/30/2024 - Teachers and employees at soon-closing Clayton County charter school claim pay is being cut off

Employees at a charter school in Clayton County that is preparing to close its doors are saying they were promised to be paid through the end of the summer. However, some claim their pay is being cut short or they are missing payments.

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05/30/2024 - Tindley Accelerated Schools’ former CEO is charged with defrauding the charter network

The former CEO of an Indianapolis charter network is accused of defrauding its schools by working with two other individuals to bill for goods and services that were never provided.

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05/29/2024 - For Pa. cyber charter schools, there’s little accountability but plenty of profit | Editorial

The Editorial staff at the Philadelpia Enquirer discuss why cyber charter schools need accountability. (subsciption required to read)

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05/28/2024 - A Charter School In New Hampshire Was Allegedly Doing…Well, I’m Not Sure What They Were Doing

A while back NH accepted money to open charter schools. It didn’t go well!

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05/28/2024 - City on the Hill Charter School to Close at the End of Next School Year

City of the Hill had been on probation with the state for failing to boost enrollement (article requires subscription)

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05/27/2024 - Las Vegas charter school’s future remains in doubt as state agency accuses it of misusing taxpayer dollars

The State Public Charter School Authority accuses Eagle of owing the Nevada Department of Education $837,000 and of giving them incorrect and inflated budget numbers.

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05/26/2024 - Charter schools scam and disempower parents

Most objectionable is the false hope charters hold out to parents of something special, an American disease of looking for an advantage over others. If charters did — although they don’t — offer a superior education, all students would be entitled to that level of learning. “Separate but equal” is unconstitutional under the facts of Brown v. Board of Education and “separate but unequal” is even more so.

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05/24/2024 - Charter school critics derail comp plan hearing

“Removing land from the tax rolls and allowing a private school to be built there would result in a double whammy for taxpayers,” said Claudette Bianco of Baiting Hallow, who was the first to speak during the hearing’s the public comment period.

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05/24/2024 - Quest Charter Academy will not pursue judicial appeal of state decision to close school

The board made the decision after Quest failed to meet mutually agreed upon goals and had not reached the necessary percentage of certified teachers.

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05/21/2024 - In Pennsylvania , A Cyber Charter School Builds A Real Estate Empire

The Education Voters of PA report shows that the four largest cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania in 2018 had net assets and fund balances totaling $566,858; in 2022, that total had grown to $486 million.

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