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St. Petersburg Times

July 23, 2011

A Times Editorial

Tilt toward charters deprives public schools

For two decades, the Florida Legislature has claimed the expansion of charter schools does not steal resources from public schools that serve most students. But lawmakers can no longer make that claim. A new state law and the 2011-12 budget significantly tilt the balance away from public schools to favor charters, their limited constituency and the people and companies that profit from them.

Read More:  http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/article1181920.ece




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