Charter board has spent $1 million to close failed schools
In theory, the District is not responsible for debts or other obligations left behind by the independent, non-profit boards that operate the schools. In practice, the city has spent a little over $1 million since 2008 closing out failed charter schools, executive director Scott Pearson told the D.C. Council on Tuesday.
The Koch Brothers And The Battle Over Wake County's Schools
Koch.The stakes in the battle over the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina couldn’t be higher. On one side are the billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, and the Tea Party and libertarian groups they fund. On the other, pare...
A middle school student participating in the Students Discover Academy at Knightdale High School in Wake County, N.C., sorts through sediment while searching for shark tooth fossils. Photo Credit: Lea Shell CC BY-NC 2.0