June 8, 2021 11:59 pm

Is the Charter Schools Program financing white-flight academies?

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It is difficult to comprehend but it is true.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program has been funding grants to North Carolina charter schools that exist to resist the desegregation of public schools.

You can read more about our findings in the Washington Post Answer Sheet.

It’s outrageous! 

The Network for Public Education has been investigating the federal Charter Schools Program for over 2 years. Our reports (here and here) exposed much of the fraud and waste inherent in the program.  

Take a moment to read what we found and share the link on social media.

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