“… this deal is being made so that property values will decrease so that private equity can swoop in and pick up these school properties on the cheap and start making some bucks (read: school privatization). The closure of these sites would bring in only $2.5 million in revenue to the city. An infinitesimal part of a huge budget deficit. ”
Sounds very familiar, does it not, Christchurch???
Be very clear, New Zealand, Charter Schools are about lining a few pockets, NOT about improving education for our children.
Please, I implore you to start asking questions and reading about them – get informed before it’s too late.