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Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

$4 billion on charters in the past 25 years, at the expense of struggling public schools.

Posted on: May 9, 2016, Source: PR Watch

For the U.S. Department of Education, promoting charter schools is not exactly a unique event befitting a holiday.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2016, Source: PR Watch

The Colorado Department of Education and the charter school industry are a little too close for comfort.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Feds are cheerleaders, as the Walmart Family, Reed Hastings and others are using billions to turn public schools into private charters.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: PR Watch

Hundreds of state legislators from across the nation went to an "island" resort on the coast of Florida to a unique "education academy" sponsored by ALEC.