Charter schools plagued by financial and management troubles

The mismanagement and financial problems that brought down two charter schools in Duval County, Fla., are similar to the troubles that have closed other schools across the nation. The School Board voted last week to close Empowering Young Minds Academy and Rader School at the end of the school year, affecting about 530 students.

Related article (Philadelphia Inquirer): Pennsylvania's most comprehensive report on charter schools since their inception in 1997 shows mixed signs on the satisfaction of parents, teachers and students with this new kind of public school....To read the charter schools report, click here.

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