The piece below on the Ignoble Network of Charter Schools is from Melissa Harris-Perry's page. When you download the 990 from 2010, check out the salaries on p. 7. In 2013 this one outfit, alone, will soak up $70 million in Chicago education funds intended to support public education:
Chicago charter schools rake in thousands in ‘disciplinary fees’
Godard said her son, Tavonta Gray, 16, had been suspended 15 times. Held back as a freshman last year, he was required to take a summer behavioral session in order to return this year—at a cost of $1,400. Godard estimated he has also rung up about $300 in fines this year along with additional ones last year.