Closer watch needed for charter schools

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

In an editorial this past April, the Tribune blasted a bill that would have unfairly crippled chartered schools. We noted that there are great charter schools and bad charter schools, and there should be more government oversight.

After all, a billion of our tax dollars go to our state’s charter schools each year.

Like public schools, charters receive a certain amount of revenue — in the area of $7,500 — for each student per year.

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