How charter schools turn our taxes into private property

Lax regulatory policies have led to exponential Charter school growth in California. Scores of scandals have resulted from the lack of accountability, with some operators settling with the state to return as much as 138 million dollars in just one case.

The ability enjoyed by for-profit charters includes the receipt of taxpayer money to finance the purchase of facilities and property and keep it all- even if the school ultimately closes.

Capital and Main delves into the abuses here.