Whether you’re still not convinced that charter schools are a bad thing for Oklahoma, or you know someone who isn’t, sink your teeth into the following food for thought.
An alarming new study says charter schools are America’s new subprime mortgages
The charter-school industry — consisting of schools that are funded partly by tax dollars but run independently — may be heading toward a bubble similar to that of the subprime-mortgage crisis, according to a study published by four education researchers.
Separating fact from fiction in 21 claims about charter schools
Here are the first two parts of the seven-part fact-checking analysis of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools report.
The charter-school scam deepens: The sick new “bubble” that could explode urban schools
A new study warns that we may be headed towards a charter school “bubble.” Jennifer Berkshire of the Edushyster blog spoke with one its authors, Preston Green, who is also the John and Carla Klein Professor of Urban Education at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut.