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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 11:47 PM

 

January was a hot month for charter school scandals

Teacher at Oak Cliff charter school accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old students (Dallas)

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/oak-cliff/headlines/20130104-teacher-at-oak-cliff-charter-school-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-12-year-old-students.ece

Epic Academy Basketball Coach Charged With Attack On Student (Chicago)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/25/kevin-jones-sexual-assaul_n_2550157.html

Charter School teacher charged with assault
(Denver)

http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/?p=15085

Greeley mom sentenced for attempted sex assault


http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/greeley-mom-sentenced-for-attempted-sex-assault (Parent volunteer in Greely, CO -- charged with sexual relations with student)

Charter School Teacher Arrested For Sexual Assault


http://www.todaystmj4.com/news/local/98875934.html (Milwaukie)

Schools look at hiring changes in wake of teacher sexual assault arrest; Winona teacher accused of molesting students at La Crescent charter school; Few answers for why Jason David Barker worked at Bluffview, Riverway, Three Rivers Waldorf

http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/local/article_c848c764-6c2c-11e2-a95f-0019bb2963f4.html

http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_e2388d38-6b57-11e2-a0b0-001a4bcf887a.html

http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/article_1877c4da-6a9b-11e2-9a76-001a4bcf887a.html

(These are about a convicted felon who worked at MULTIPLE charter schools; not for the public schools, though. Maybe because they do extensive background checks + you need to actually be QUALIFIED.)

Mom accuses charter school of downplaying bloody bullying incident




http://www.khou.com/news/local/Mom-accuses-charter-school-of-downplaying-bloody-bullying-incident--188282551.html (Houston)

Elyse Cromwell, New Jersey Teacher, Accused Of Having Sex With 14-Year-Old Homeroom Student

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/01/elyse-cromwell-teacher-sex-new-jersey_n_2599095.html (This is a supposedly top-notch charter school founded by Bill Gates, in Newark NJ)

http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/22861071412230440/lib/22861071412230440/NECHS_Mission_and_Information.pdf

Albany charter school group becomes hotbed of fraud, embezzlement


http://nyaltnews.com/2013/01/albany-charter-school-group-hotbed-fraud-embezzlement/47036/


CEO arrested for stealing from charter school fund

http://hudsonvalley.ynn.com/content/top_stories/633892/man-arrested-for-stealing-from-charter-school-fund/

State accuses charter school founders of fraud

http://www.registerguard.com/web/news/cityregion/29267037-41/charter-state-homesource-schools-2010.html.csp (Oregon)

Ex-workers claim cyber-charter operator manipulated enrollment figures

http://thenotebook.org/blog/135532/ex-workers-claim-operator-cyber-charters-played-games-enrollment-figures (PA)

Oakland's American Indian charter schools one step closer to closure

http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_22414169/oaklands-american-indian-charter-schools-one-step-closer (Corruption)

Catasauqua board says Medical Academy doesn't deliver


http://articles.mcall.com/2013-01-12/news/mc-catty-medical-charter-school-20130112_1_medical-academy-charter-school-haytmanek-superintendent-robert-spengler (misrepresentation and failure to provide services promised in its charter)

District renews charter of Brighton school stripped of federal grants

(Stripped of federal grants after financial and sexual scandals; nevertheless, its charter was renewed!)

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_22435353/district-renews-charter-brighton-school-stripped-federal-grants

and that security guard who left his gun in the school bathroom? He worked at a charter school and he keeps his job:


Lapeer school officer who left gun unattended keeps job


http://www.freep.com/article/20130126/NEWS06/130126016/Lapeer-school-officer-who-left-gun-unattended-keeps-job

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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 02:57 AM

1. kick

 

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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 04:59 AM

2. all that sturm and drang for a boy who supposedly got a boo-boo on his index finger because his

 

mean old teacher made him rub sandpaper, but none for the charter school that *ignored* this?

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