Give us 30 seconds. This week the state Senate is poised to vote on charter school legislation that would, at its worst, remove the cap on charter school growth. Charters — as they exist under the current law — will drain an estimated $104.5 million from our school budgets next year. Under the proposal before the Senate, the drainage of resources will escalate.
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Charters are also increasingly taking over our school buildings under lease agreements. Under the charter expansion proposal, the appropriation of our buildings will escalate.
Charters do all of the above by encouraging the growth of a dual school system, treating some children better than others. Simply put, despite previous legislative efforts, charters are free to discriminate by not welcoming students with special needs and English Language Learners.
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