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Revisiting Rick Scott’s Charter School Crony Capitalism

Imagine Charter Schools boss Dennis Bakke was one of three charter school executives named to Rick Scott’s education transition team in 2010. The make-up of Scott’s team signaled that Scott was going nuclear on public schools. Only one representative of public … Continue reading

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Acadamica Charter Schools Overstated Enrollment, Accused of “Double-Dipping” Taxpayer Money

If Florida’s legislators are ever shamed into ending their charter school favoritism,  Miami Herald reporters Kathleen McGrory and Scott Haisson will have played a role. The two investigative journalists were joined by colleague Shiaa Sen last weekend in a story which exposed the policy of double-dipping federal … Continue reading

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