“One of the reasons it’s been difficult to hold charter schools accountable is because of regulatory capture in the system; that is, people who are responsible for regulating charters are also the most ardent proponents for expanding charter schools."
"No excuse schools have notoriously high rates of student suspensions and expulsions and high rates of student attrition. Students who have a hard time complying with the rigid rules are suspended so often they leave, or are sometimes"counseled" into believing that leaving would be in their best interest"
Too much Cashing in on Kids. "Allegations of fiscal mismanagement at a now-defunct charter school in Kansas City. Questions in New Orleans about how taxpayer dollars are allocated and spent at charters. Sweetheart deals among charter officials in Rochester, New York, and charges that a flagship New York City charter is kicking out students who need the most help."