An OH ed policy specialist counters the myth that "charters save school districts money." No, they de-fund school districts; see his calculations.
10th Period: State Data: Charters Cost Districts Big Money
What these data demonstrate is that the $771 million isn't simply a shift in funding from one system to another, with districts receiving roughly the same per pupil money from the state, just for fewer pupils. That $771 million effectively eats into districts' bottom lines both in the aggregate and …