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Reader: There Is No Such Thing as a “Public Charter School”

26 Dec

Charter schools are not public schools. They are designed to make money for someone and in many cases bring back segregation, a sneaky manipulating way to bring about the separation of different racial groups so they do not mix.

“Charter schools are corporations run by private parties. Taxpayers have no say in how their tax dollars are spent in charter schools.”

Diane Ravitch's blog

A reader whose nom de plume is quickwrit explained in a recent comment that there is no such thing as a “public charter school.” In addition to the evidence supplied, bear in mind that several federal courts and the National Labor Relations Board have ruled that charter schools are not “state actors,” meaning not public schools. Even charter schools have sought to avoid accountability for their actions by insisting in court that they are not “state actors,” but private organizations with a government contract. If receiving public funds made your public agency, then every college and university that accepts federal funds would be public, not private, as would Lockheed Martin, Merck, and other corporations.

Quickwrit writes:

The impartial, non-political watchdog Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Education has issued a report warning that so much taxpayer money is being skimmed away from America’s genuine public schools and…

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