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Ohio: Where Theft of Public Money is OK

16 Dec

Diane Ravitch's blog

Bill Phillis, former deputy Commissioner of Education in Ihio, runs the Equity and Adequacy Coalition.

Highway robbery is legal in the Ohio charter industry

The charter industry has been largely deregulated from the beginning. The charter promoters and operators have had unrestrained freedom to use public money recklessly and dumb down educational opportunities for children. This industry is not a part of the common school system but it is a bloated parasite extracting valuable resources from the public system.

It is legal or not illegal in Ohio’s charter industry:

For a for-profit charter school company to hold title to real estate, furniture, equipment and other tangible assets that were purchased with public money
For a charter school board to pay a company allied with their for-profit management company $700,000 per year rent to house 150 students
For a charter school of 600 students to pay $185,000 in year for marketing…

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4 Comments

Posted by on December 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “Ohio: Where Theft of Public Money is OK

  1. booklady

    December 16, 2015 at 12:57

    Greetings Lloyd,
    Have you read Bob Braun’s Ledger posts Dec 14 “Feds to Newark” and his Dec 15 follow-ups?. What do you think will be the ramifications?

     
    • Lloyd Lofthouse

      December 16, 2015 at 14:43

      To be honest, I don’t know if I’ve read Bob Braun’s Ledger posts. The name sounds familiar, and I’m aware of the corporate public education demolition derby fraud in Newark to profit off destroying the public schools, but I read so much about what’s happening that I lose track of who I read.

       
  2. booklady

    December 17, 2015 at 01:01

    Bob Braun’s Ledger Dec 14, 15 posts relate to US DEd ruling re Title VI lawsuit. Google them; sorry, i dont know how to do link. I’ve seen your photo as LL liked this on other days at Bob’s site.

     

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