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Communities Lose When HUD Sells Loans to Wall Street

The Hill - October 2, 2014, Rachel Laforest & Keven Whelan -James Cheeseman and his mother, Constance, have lived in their Rosedale, New York home for the past five years. Like many Americans...

10/2/2014

Charter School Foes Slam Corbett for $30 million Loss, Call for Moratorium

New Pittsburgh Courier - October 2, 2014, by Christian Morrow - Protestors from Action United, supported by the Service Employees International Union, the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers and the...

10/2/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Epic Charter School Fail Exposed

Capital & Main - October 2, 2014, by David Cohen - A $300,000 plane; $861,000 to pay off personal debts and keep open a struggling restaurant. A down payment on a house and an office flush...

10/2/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Massive Fraud In PA Charter Schools Under Corbett's Leadership

Crooks and Liars - October 2, 2014, by Karoli - What could $30 million lost dollars mean to students in Pennsylvania? Maybe more teachers, more textbooks, better classrooms? Well, forget about it...

10/2/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Group Marches for More Transparency in Charter School System

90.5 WESA - October 2, 2014, by Julian Routh - In wake of a report detailing alleged charter school fraud, members of the group Action United and other concerned parents took to the streets of...

10/2/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Report: Charter schools have lost $30 million since 1997

Times Online - October 2, 2014, by JD Prose - A day after Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School founder Nick Trombetta was in a federal courtroom as part of his ongoing criminal...

10/2/2014 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

New Report Alleges $30 Million in Fraud and Abuse Connected to PA Charter Schools

NEA - October 1, 2014, by Brian Washington - A new report charges that Pennsylvania charter school...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Lax Pa. Oversight of Charters Robs Taxpayers of $30M, Groups Say

Philadelphia Inquirer - October 1, 2014, by Martha Woodall - A new report from a trio of activist groups says Pennsylvania charter schools have defrauded taxpayers of more than $30 million because...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Fraud and Financial Mismanagement in Pennsylvania's Charter Schools

Charter school officials have defrauded at least $30 million intended for Pennsylvania school children since 1997. Yet every year virtually all of the state’s charter schools are found to be...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Capitolwire: Report, Teachers' Unions Want Legislature to Mandate Stricter Audits of “Cash Cow” Charter School Industry

Capitolwire - October 1, by Christen Smith - A report released Wednesday insists meager state oversight has allowed charter school officials to defraud taxpayers out of $30 million over the last...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

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