Charter Schools Need Budget Cops

Pitbull Opens a Charter School; Critics Focus More on His Lyrics Than Kids’ Success

"They don't follow the same rules as public schools and they don't have the same requirements." Jones expresses an important need for change. So does Florida Auditor General David Martin, who calls for the Florida Legislature to allow increased monitoring by state and local school districts, reversing laws passed several years ago that loosened oversight of privately run charters. A good start would be to again require that negative fund balances automatically trigger a process in which the local school district immediately intervenes to oversee a financial recovery plan. That was state law in Florida prior to 2011. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/editorials/fl-editorial-charter-schools-failing-dv-20131021,0,3633873.story

That difference is known as "a profit." He didn't appreciate that. log in or register to reply Libertarius| 10.21.13 @ 11:20PM | # You guys should check out the VanDamme Academy in California. Lisa VanDamme has applied the Objectivist epistemology to Maria Montessori's philosophy of education with absolutely stunning results. reply to this log in or register to reply Bean Counter| | # "How much will the kids be learning?" What has that got to do with anything? The purpose of schools is to provide job security for teachers and administrators and provide a way to indoctrinate kids in the proper way to see life. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://reason.com/blog/2013/10/21/pitbull-opens-a-charter-school-critics-f

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