Money at the Root of Charter School Closings
Because of the recent problems these schools have faced, states are now exercising more control over them. "When you have less oversight, you have more wiggle room for abuse," Huerta said. "What's happening now is we're beginning to reconcile the freedoms offered by the charter school movement versus the accountability that's required by the public. States have realized that full autonomy doesn't work."
The article, entitled "Pastor Arrested in Fraud Scheme Among Four Accused of Misappropriating Charter School Funds," appeared in the July 2 edition of the Houston Chronicle.previous page