Oakland Needs a Moratorium on Charter Schools 

The proliferation of charters in the city has left traditional public schools without enough money to educate children with special needs.

For years, opponents of charter schools have contended that they harm traditional public schools by siphoning off students and the state funds used to educate them. But this argument has never gained much traction in California, and charter schools remain popular. However,…

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