Message from US Representative Rosa L. DeLauro to Charter School Bullies Regarding Opposition to Proposed Federal Regulation on the Use of Federal Charter School Program (CSP) Funds: Back Off
Research by the Network for Public Education (NPE) has revealed tremendous misuse of the annual $440 million CSP funds. The federal administration is proposing the new regulations to curb the fraud and profiteering connected with the program. The charter lobby has been ramping up disingenuous opposition; so much so that Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro, chair, House Appropriations Committee sent a terse letter to the US Secretary of Education applauding the Department of Education for putting forth rules that demand accountability and transparency, and to urge the Department of Education to disregard “bad faith arguments’ from the charter lobby.
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