• Terri C. Harris

A Wake Up Call on Charter Schools

The number of failed charter schools and the waste of federal tax dollars are staggering...

"The reports examine what happened to money disbursed by the Federal Charter Fund.... Since 1995, it has handed out almost $4 billion.... The ... number of charters that had taken federal grant funds and then either closed or never opened at all... appears to be closer to 1,800.That means the failure rate is close to 37% nationally ... in Tennessee, 59 out of 121 - just shy of 50% charter failure rate (emphasis added)."

Read the Forbes article

Read NPE's Still Asleep at the Wheel Report


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