Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Forbes: "Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City"

Forbes published an article last week taking private equity charter school investors to task for shifting public education dollars to charter schools without sufficient evidence that charters provide better education. Derek recently posted about the risks of treating schools as markets, and Forbes’ take is not news to anyone paying attention to educational trends. But a less-than-flattering article about the players in the private equity educational market and their incentives for investing in charter schools is unexpected in Forbes. Read the article here


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