Two new reports about public charter schools expose serious issues about the way they are run and their effectiveness, the Washington Post reports. The first was a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about Imagine Schools Inc., the nation’s largest for-profit charter school network, which is based in Arlington, Virginia and which operates more than 71 schools in more than a dozen states — including Maryland — and the District of Columbia. The story detailed complicated real estate deals through which the six Imagine schools operating in St. Louis with public dollars “are generating millions of...

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