Analysis of CA’s Prop 39 & how it’s enabled some charters to take over (push out?) existing public schools. How did charters become “more equal among equals”?
District: Charter law forced school’s closure
In Capistrano, however, these same state laws – including one that guarantees charter schools “reasonably equivalent facilities” [Prop 39, passed in 2000] – have forced the school district’s hand, experts say, creating an unusual and unfortunate situation where the school board was compelled to choo…