Shut underperforming charters. Period. Yet the rate of charter closures is decreasing, from 12.6% in 2008 to 6.2% now. WHY? TOO PROFITABLE to operate with a taxpayer subsidy, that’s why.
Shuttering Bad Charter Schools
Too many charter schools are staying open even when they have failed in their mission. When that happens, students are deprived and public money is wasted. …Nearly a third of charter authorizers have not established clear revocation criteria; fewer than half have the kinds of strong, independent r…