I recently visited a charter reform school in Memphis that provided a clear example of special needs children receiving the same chain gang teaching as the rest of the unfortunate "scholars" who happen to be enrolled there. No special ed teacher, no school nurse, no librarian (or library), and no counselor.
When will parents realize that the "choice" they are being offered systematically robs their children of their dignity, while offering them a sub-standard education aimed at low level learning and high level behavior control?
When will special ed parents take these scammers to court?
By the way, calling children "scholars" in these lockdown hellholes is the equivalent of calling the exploited minimum wage workers at Walmart "associates." Give me a break.
Here is a piece from Timothy Noah at the New Republic blog that exposes another of the thousands of corruption stories unfolding within the charter reform school industry: