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Look What's Going On in Charter Schools

jsamaniego Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 3:27 PM
i think the point of this article is how this particular school is misusing the program to evade immigration and misuse work visas to bring in foreigners rather than merely to educate local children...

The charter school movement was presented to the American people as a way to have more parental control over public school education. Charter schools are public schools financed by local taxpayers and federal grants.

Charter schools are able to hire and fire teachers, administrators and staff and avoid control by education department bureaucrats and the teachers unions. No doubt there are some good charter schools, but loose controls have allowed a very different kind of school to emerge.

Charter schools have opened up a path for foreigners to run schools at the expense of the U.S. taxpayers, without much news coverage. One...