Thursday, February 23, 2017

A For-Profit Charter ALTERNATIVE School?

A For-Profit Charter ALTERNATIVE School?:

A For-Profit Charter ALTERNATIVE School?



A confusing article was just published by USA Today using the term “for-profit charter alternative school.” I’ve never seen a charter school described this way before. Charter schools and alternative schools are two different schools. And since Betsy DeVos is crookedly selling school choice to America, it is important to understand the difference.
So I am reviewing two meanings of two schools, charter schools and alternative schools.
We learn in the report that students were pushed out of a high-functioning high school in Orlando into a for-profit charter school called Sunshine, run by Acelerated Learning Solutions.
They literally had no plan for instruction. Students were seated in front of computers with no guidance.
Of course this is outrageous. But there is a blurring of the lines in the report between a A For-Profit Charter ALTERNATIVE School?:


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