Follow the Money
We know, or should know, charter schools aren't worth a crap, but that is beside the point. The point is it is a good way for operators to get taxpayer money thanks to owning the political hacks in charge: Charters have a limited admissions policy, and the applications can be as complex as those at private schools. But the parents don’t pay tuition; support comes directly from the school district in which the charter is located. . . .