Scathing New Report Demands Moratorium on New Grants from Federal Charter Schools Program

by janresseger

The Network for Public Education has released Asleep at the Wheel: How the Federal Charter Schools Program Recklessly Takes Taxpayers and Students for A Ride

…a scathing condemnation of the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), which is part of the Office for Innovation and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education: “For over a decade, Congress has poured money into CSP at rates much higher than overall Education Department spending has increased.  We estimate that approximately $4 billion federal tax dollars have been spent or allocated to start, replicate and expand charter schools.”

via Scathing New Report Demands Moratorium on New Grants from Federal Charter Schools Program

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