What you don’t know about the charter lobby in California

Ten percent of the children in California attend privately-managed charter schools. But that small number of students has the most powerful and richest lobby in the state, funded by billionaires. The overwhelming majority of charters are non-union, which appeals to the Walton family, the richest family in America, with a net worth of $130 billion […]

via California: How the Charter School Association Bought Power and Democrats with $$$ — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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