More accountability sought when New York charter schools close

February 26, 2019 | The Buffalo News

When Pinnacle Charter School was forced to close its doors in 2013, the school had as much as $3 million in the bank.

Charters are independently run but publicly funded, so when they close they are supposed to turn over any assets to the school district where their students reside.

Buffalo Public Schools finally received a check last November – for $262,000.

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