Quotes: Why Charters Shouldn't Be Standalone Nonprofit "Corporations"
Charter schools were designed to be public but at a very fundamental level they are not public... There are very critical errors in the way the laws are designed. They decided to make these things be nonprofit corporations, and almost all the problems with charter schools flow from that essential, unnecessary decision. You want a school with autonomy over its pedagogy and hiring? There's no reason to make it a separate corporation.
-- Shaun Richman former director of the AFT’s charter organizing program from 2010-2015 in The American Prospect (The National Labor Relations Board Says Charter School Teachers Are Private Employees)