Monday, March 18, 2013

Beacon Journal supports public education

From RH Jones, March 18, 2013 
Akron Beacon Journal, March 16, 2013 
Charter diversion (editorial) 

Ohio’s charter school program has made remarkable strides as an alternative to the traditional public school system. But from the beginning, the mechanism for funding the rapidly expanding system was — and remains — contentious. Public school administrators, particularly in large urban districts where the majority of charter schools are located, regularly point out that the practice of transferring funds from the resident districts of charter school students diverts essential resources, leaving the traditional schools to scramble continually to make up the gaps. 

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