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What could $30 million lost dollars mean to students in Pennsylvania? Maybe more teachers, more textbooks, better classrooms? Well, forget about it, because at least that much is in the pockets of corrupt charter school operators.
The waste and fraud in Pennsylvania charter schools is even worse than I thought. It was bad enough when Nicholas Trombetta created a nice pyramid to skim off millions in public education money to fund his own fun, but it seems he was more the rule than the exception.
The instances of fraud cited in the new report include cases where charter officials were indicted or pleaded guilty and instances uncovered in state audits.
Examples include Nicholas Trombetta, founder and former CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland, who is awaiting federal trial in Pittsburgh on charges that he diverted $8 million in school funds for personal use.
The tally also includes $6.3 million that federal prosecutors allege Dorothy June Brown defrauded from the four Philadelphia-area charters she founded.read more
As MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed out during his Rewrite segment this Wednesday night, Mitt Romney may still be completely tone deaf when it comes to what went wrong with his last presidential campaign and being caught making his remarks about the 47 percent that just want to live off of the government dole -- but that hasn't stopped him from dropping some strong hints that he's going to run once again.
And as O'Donnell noted, Romney's willingness to consider getting in says as much about the rest of the potential candidates as it does about him.
O'DONNELL: Romney's new defense for what you just heard him say there is to blame the questioner.