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The Mercury News, “East Bay: Hundreds flee charter schools, district braces for influx.” By Angela Ruggiero, August 22, 2016. 

Washington Post,  Reformers ‘disrupted’ public education. Now an Ivy League dean says the consequences for kids can be ‘devastating.’” By Valerie Strauss, August 4

Mother Jones, “Why Did Black Lives Matter and the NAACP Call for an End to More Charter Schools?” AUG. 15, 2016 6:00 AM

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California“Report Reveals Illegal Admissions Polices at Charter Schools” 

TRAVIS GETTYS 22 AUG 2016 AT 08:00 ET:  John Oliver destroys charter schools: ‘Treat a kid like sh*tty pizza, you f*ck up their entire life’

The Post News Group: Op Ed: There’s No Such Thing as a “Public Charter School”                                                                    Ann Berlak,August 15, 2016

ACLU of Southern CaliforniaNew Report Reveals Illegal Admissions Polices at Charter Schools
Julie Gallego & Isabel Alegria, August 1, 2016

The New York Times: For Detroit’s Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools 
Kate Zernike, June 28, 2016

L.A. Times: Activists reveal more dark-money donors to campaigns against unions and schools-funding tax
Howard Blume, Maloy Moore and Doug Smith, June 27, 2016

L.A. TimesGates Foundation failures show philanthropists shouldn’t be setting America’s public school agenda
L.A. Times Editorial Staff, June 1, 2016

Capitol & MainFailing the Test: Charter Schools, Privatization and the Future of Public Education in Los Angeles and California
Capitol & Main Staff, June 1, 2016

AP: As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop
Christine Armario, May 29, 2016

KPCC: Charter school groups spending big in California legislative races
Aaron Mendelson, May 25, 2016

KPCC
How much do charter schools cost LA Unified? Fact-checking the teachers union’s estimate

Kyle Stokes, May 23, 2016

EdVotes.org: New Report: LA charters siphon away almost half a billion from public school students
Brian Washington, May 14, 2016

KPCC: Teachers union: enrollment loss to charter schools costs L.A. Unified at least $500 million
Kyle Stokes, May 10, 2016

L.A. Times: Union-commissioned report says charter schools are bleeding money from traditional ones
Howard Blume, May 10, 2016

L.A. Daily News: Charter schools cost LAUSD a half-billion last year, report claims
Susan Abram, May 10, 2016

LA PatchCharter School Boom Cost LAUSD a Half Billion Last Year, Report Claims
LA Patch Staff, May 10, 2016

All Things Considered: All Things Considered
May 10, 2015