Weekly Privatization Report - September 27, 2021

"The collapse of a publicly-funded Los Angeles charter school brings charges that charter regulators are not doing their job. Writing in Patch, Carl J. Petersen, says “the next challenge for these parents will be to find a new school for their children as the Public Policy Charter ‘school is being closed [on] October 1.’ As a publicly funded agency that is subject to California’s Brown Act, the governing board’s decision to cease operations should have been made in a properly noticed meeting that was open to the public. However, no mention of a possible closure is included in the agenda for the meeting held on September 7, 2021. Instead, parents were informed by a robocall after they had dropped off their children for school." 

Read the complete report on the In The Public Interest website.