Tuesday, January 14, 2020

California: County Board of Education Denies Renewal of Troubled Charter School | Diane Ravitch's blog

California: County Board of Education Denies Renewal of Troubled Charter School | Diane Ravitch's blog
California: County Board of Education Denies Renewal of Troubled Charter School


The school has a long history of self-dealing, conflicts of interest, and a mixed academic record. This charter demonstrates that even “non-profits” can be very profitable to its owners.
The California Charter Schools Association is on high alert because of a change in state  law that allows local districts to weigh in on the future of charter schools, especially their fiscal impact on public schools and whether they duplicate what the public schools are already doing.
The Los Angeles County Board of Education voted Tuesday to close an Inglewood charter school with a lengthy history of financial problems and mixed academic performance that illustrated flaws in California’s oversight system.
The board’s unanimous decision marks the third time it has attempted to shut down a charter school run by Today’s Fresh Start, a nonprofit started by a wealthy CONTINUE READING: California: County Board of Education Denies Renewal of Troubled Charter School | Diane Ravitch's blog

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