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October 5th Postings
Auditor General Jack Wagner calls for moratorium on new charter schools
Published: Tuesday, October 05, 2010, 1:38 PM Updated: Tuesday, October 05, 2010, 1:49 PM
JAN MURPHY, The Patriot-News Taxpayers spend about $1 billion annually to educate about 73,000 children in
charter and cyber charter schools. Pennsylvania
Auditor General Jack Wagner said Pennsylvanians are getting a bad deal when it comes to the funding of charter and cyber charter schools. So he is calling for a moratorium on the creation of any more of these independent public schools until the funding formula for them is changed.
Posted on Tue, Oct. 5, 2010
Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner, a longtime critic of how the state funds charter schools, this morning called for Gov. Rendell and the Legislature to impose a statewide moratorium on new charter and cyber charter schools until a flawed funding system is replaced.
Read more: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/breaking/news_breaking/20101005_Critic__Halt_new_charters_until_funding_is_fixed.html#ixzz11ViHzddO
Wagner calls for moratorium on charter schools
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
By Eleanor Chute,
State Auditor General Jack Wagner wants a moratorium on the creation of any new charter schools, including cyber charter schools, until a new funding system can be put in place.
Auditor General’s Special Report: The Commonwealth Should Revise Its Charter and Cyber Charter School Funding Mechanisms