Daily Archives: April 3, 2019

Houston: Charter Founder Pays Her Companies $17 Million a Year

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The board of Houston Independent School District is reviewing three charter networks founded by one woman, who is both the highest ranking employee and pays her “related companies” $17 million dollars. Lois…

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Bob Braun Blasts the Weak-Kneed Charter Expose in New Jersey Press

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Bob Braun was a reporter for New Jersey’s biggest newspaper—the Star-Ledger—for fifty years. Now he writes what he wants, without any constraints. In this post, he lacerates the series of articles about…

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New Jersey Expose, Part 5: How to Fix the State’s Broken Charter Financing Problem (NOT!)

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? This article is the last of a five-part series called “Cashing in on Charter Schools,” published by northjersey.com and USA Today New Jersey and written by Jean Rimbach and Abbott Koloff. The…

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