Charter schools are incredibly contentious.
They serve about 7% of American students, but siphon away funding from traditional public schools serving the majority of the population.
They are rife with scandals: Many close suddenly without warning. They often hire teachers without certifications from accredited universities. Administrators have been known to buy yachts and expensive gifts with tax dollars meant to educate children. They cherry pick the easiest students to educate and kick out the most difficult.
And that just scratches the surface!
Why would you want to purposefully set your action adventure series there!?
That’s exactly what the CW has done with its new series Black Lightning.
The network released an extended description for the show today in an announcement for its fall schedule:
“Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter…
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