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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:58 AM

45. You and I know they AREN'T public schools. I know what your point is.

The whole purpose of them is to siphon public money, but just because an outfit takes public money, that doesn't make them public institutions. They are private schools in all but name. Period.

The only reason these "charters" exist in the first place is because outfits like the Bradley Foundation failed to con voters into supporting vouchers for private schools. They went this route of creating private schools that take public money. However, there is no accountability to taxpayers for these schools in how they are run or how they spend the money.

There is a whole lot more to being a public school than ripping off taxpayers. Cut the funding off from charters, and let them charge tuition if they are any good. 99.9 percent of them would close down right away.

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