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Mon Sep 8, 2014, 05:58 PM

Florida Charter schools continue to rip off taxpayers...

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/some-charter-schools-cant-even-last-a-day-taxpayers-are-the-losers/2196738

Some charter schools can't even last a day; taxpayers are the losers

"Which leads to this bit of unfortunate news: Your money is being flushed away.

Routinely. Unapologetically. And with the gleeful assistance of your state leaders.

The problem here is charter schools. Not the hundreds of charters offering wonderful educational alternatives across the state, but the bad-apple charters opening and closing with all the bravado of a Broadway flop."

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"These are your tax dollars being wasted,'' said Dot Clark, the Pinellas official who coordinates charter applications. "When you have a group with a record of not being successful and you're not allowed to consider that when they're asking for more money? When you think of it that way, it's almost criminal the Legislature allows it.''

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Response to Sancho (Original post)

Mon Sep 8, 2014, 06:02 PM

1. There was one near me, for a while

It closed and reopened as a church.

Now there's another one, which just opened. I don't think it'll be much better.

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Response to shenmue (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 8, 2014, 06:11 PM

2. It's just an excuse for the legislature to privatize schools and rip off the taxpayers.

I can't believe people can't see it. We have got to get rid of Scott! Worst governor ever!

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Response to Sancho (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 8, 2014, 06:19 PM

3. Amen

Totally agree.

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Response to Sancho (Original post)

Mon Sep 8, 2014, 11:11 PM

4. The amount of public tax dollars being stolen in Ohio by these charter scams is in the billions.

At least Florida has a shot at getting rid of Scott. The Democratic Party might as well be funding Kasich's reelection campaign in Ohio. He is just as bad as Scott and the Democratic Party acts like he is the second coming of Reagan and Lincoln combined. Our children are paying a terrible price for Kasich and Crooks raiding of the treasury.

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