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California Bills Aim to Crack Down on For-Profit Charter Schools

By Jessica Calefati, CalMatters 

Vowing to fight public school profiteering, Democratic state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would either block or seriously limit for-profit companies’ ability to operate charter schools in California.

The two proposals seek to address a growing concern among legislators that Wall Street-traded companies managing some of the state’s charters are raking in mountains of state aid while providing students a poor education.

Read the complete story at CalMatters.