Are We Heading Toward a Charter School 'Bubble'?: Lessons from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Preston C. Green III
University of Connecticut
Bruce D. Baker
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway
Montclair State University
Julie F. Mead
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Education
December 16, 2015
University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 50:783, 2016
In this article, we explain how charter schools may be developing conditions that are reminiscent of the subprime mortgage crisis. We also explain the process in which charter school bubbles might form and burst in Black, urban communities. Finally, we discuss the steps that federal and state governments should take to avoid the creation of bubbles in these vulnerable neighborhoods.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 26
Date posted: December 17, 2015 ; Last revised: April 13, 2016
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