Stop kidding yourself.
Charter schools are a bad deal.
It doesn’t matter if they’re for-profit or nonprofit.
It doesn’t matter if they’re cyber or brick-and-mortar institutions.
It doesn’t matter if they have a history of scandal or success.
Every single charter school in the United States of America is either a disaster or a disaster waiting to happen.
The details get complicated, but the idea is really quite simple.
It goes like this.
Imagine you left a blank check on the street.
Anyone could pick it up, write it out for whatever amount your bank account could support and rob you blind.
Chances are you’d never know who cashed it, you’d never get that money back and you might even be ruined.
That’s what a charter school is – a blank check.
It’s literally a privately operated school funded with public tax dollars.
Operators can take almost whatever…
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