It is the best kept secret in the country. The most durable myth — that charter schools are “local control” — perpetuated by BOTH the Political Right and the Political Left. In fact charters eliminate local control. This is an agenda that has been gradually increasing in scope and severity, not unlike a snowball rolling downhill gathering momentum.
In an article by Dale Ellis, Special to the Arkansas News Bureau, “State Education Board votes to take over Little Rock School District,” Jan. 28, 2015, we learn the truth about the scope of the education reform agenda.
Note that the citizen advisory council is appointed, NOT ELECTED. This is where parents and local citizens lose control of the process, and their vote. This aagenda often starts with defining a district as “academically distressed.” The state then jumps in to seize control.
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Related, The Game’s Up…The Broad Prize Demise – No Way ESEA. Read more HERE.
Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt
Former Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Education
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