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Pennsylvania Legislators Want You to Foot the Bill for Unimpeded Charter School Growth With Little Accountability

on July 5, 2016

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Fund my charter school.

Come on, Pennsylvania.

Let me just swipe tax dollars you set aside to educate your children and put them into my personal bank account as profit.

Please!

I’ll be your best friend. Or at least I’ll be your legislator’s best friend.

Chances are, I already am.

That’s why lawmakers in Harrisburg are once again looking to pass a school code bill (House Bill 530) that would let charter schools expand exponentially almost completely unchecked and without having to do any of that nasty, sticky accountability stuff you demand of your traditional public schools.

Sure there are a few provisions in there to make charters fill out more paperwork, but the benefits for privatization and profitization of your child’s education are huge!

For me, that is. For your child, not so much.

For instance, the proposed legislation would set up a charter school funding…

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3 responses to “Pennsylvania Legislators Want You to Foot the Bill for Unimpeded Charter School Growth With Little Accountability

  1. swo8 says:

    Everything is just a money making process, little to do with real education.
    Leslie

  2. PiedType says:

    Public schools are supported with public tax money. Private and charter schools should be supported only with private funds.

    • Zorba says:

      Very true. But sadly, not only are they being supported by tax money (which is sucked away from the public schools), but they are not accountable to the public, the way public schools are.
      It’s all about the benjamins. 😦

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