In light of this morning's earlier post, this news story on financing charter schools is a real juxtaposition. Check out, btw, Diane Ravitch's new, best-selling book, Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education (New York: Basic Books, 2010).
Banking Giant Offers Financing for Charter Schools http://e-news.edweek.org/ct/7789645:9366034429:m:1:219528889:0D1D281818F61D628E873498116348FA
JPMorgan Chase & Co. pledges $325 million so that charter schools can finance expansions and renovations in a tight credit market. Inside School Research Blog: Charter Schools Still Get Fewer Public Dollars http://e-news.edweek.org/ct/7789646:9366034429:m:1:219528889:0D1D281818F61D628E873498116348FA