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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)


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


Charter School teacher charged with assault


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




(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)


Albany charter school group becomes hotbed of fraud, embezzlement


CEO 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!)


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


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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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