Another example of political corruption from CHATERLAND!
David Brennan, Akron industrialist, operates Ohio’s largest charter chain. Most are low-performing. But Brennan donates generously to key politicians, and his schools are rewarded, not closed down.
Bill Phillis of Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy writes:
“Brennan strikes again: More money proposed for the drop-out recovery schools
The billion dollar charter school operator, David Brennan, is about to get a huge early Christmas gift. His charter school empire includes dropout recovery charter schools. One of his dropout recovery charter schools graduated 2 out of 155 students in four years. A provision in HB 343, which is currently sailing through the House, will allow drop-out recovery charter schools to enroll students up to 29 years old for GED or diploma programs at a cost of $5,000 per student.
This provision in HB 343 exacerbates the transfer of tax money to private hands. For decades, Ohio public schools have provided adult…
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