Trump Backs California Charter Schools, But the Feeling Isn’t Mutual by Charter Supporters

It’s a bit of twisted logic for charter advocates to turn their back on President Trump’s support for charter school in order to ingratiate themselves with anti-charter foes.

“It would be much more valuable for me, frankly, if [the president] just said he hates charter schools,” said Caprice Young, chief executive officer and superintendent of the Magnolia network of charter schools. “The fact that Trump supports charter schools gives the opposition… an opportunity to equate charter schools with the things that Trump cares about, that most Californians are opposed to.”

Source: Trump Backs California Charter Schools, But the Feeling Isn’t Mutual | The California Report | KQED News

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