California bills aim to crack down on for-profit charter schools
News alert for the folks at CALmatters! There’s no such thing as a “for-profit” charter school. The proposed legislation that would prohibit a charter school’s board from contracting for educational services from a for-profit entity is merely just another attempt by charter opponents to stifle charter school innovation and autonomy.
Vowing to fight public school profiteering, Democratic state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would either block or seriously limit for-profit companies’ ability to operate charter schools in California. The two proposals seek to address a growing concern among legislators that Wall Street-traded companies managing some of the state’s charters are raking in mountains of state […]