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Are charter schools a good idea?

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Poll Results: 3,231 votes
41%
Some of them are really great, but others... not so much.
 
27%
Yes! We have to keep trying them and improve the education system.
 
26%
No they're just a way to get money away from general public schools.
 
6%
A lot of the time they're just a way to get around the unions.
 


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da c.
Saturday April 19, 2014, 1:35 PM


No, they are just a way for the rich to siphon taxpayer dollars away from public schools into their own pockets.

Connie O.
Saturday March 15, 2014, 8:15 PM


some are

Dimitris Dallis
Sunday March 9, 2014, 4:06 AM


What is this?

Laura Saxon
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 4:40 AM


No.

Bryna Pizzo
Sunday February 16, 2014, 9:15 PM


No. They take away funds from public schools, and it's simply an effort to privatize education which will result in the degradation of our educational system.

Sue H.
Monday February 3, 2014, 10:36 PM


Mostly No.

Mary T.
Sunday February 2, 2014, 5:01 PM


no opinion

Edo R.
Saturday February 1, 2014, 8:20 AM


depends

Jelena Radovanovic
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:48 AM


Yes

John B.
Thursday January 30, 2014, 5:37 AM


No, they're just a way to get money away from general public schools.



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