West County leads the state in pushing for a moratorium on new charter schools

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May 17, 12:00 AM

West County leads the state in pushing for a moratorium on new charter schools

To Lara, Oakland represents the future for West Contra Costa if charter schools continue to proliferate at their current rate. “It’s unfortunate that Oakland is going through all this destruction, but for us it’s very educational,” Lara said. “I felt like, oh, if you wanted to look into the crystal ball at what could happen if we let [charter school growth] go unchecked, that is what’s going to happen. So we have to start checking them.”

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