Charter Process is Illegal

Charter Process is Illegal

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The expansion of charter schools in Lafayette has been controversial. In 2013, central office leadership and Lafayette’s business lobby were advocates for the creation of private, for-profit charter schools in the parish. Most vocal was our Superintendent who advocated their expansion as a fix to overcrowding – not as a progressive alternative to neighborhoods in need. Our school board echoed a community concern that the for-profit model was ultimately an inefficient use of tax dollars.

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