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The new US visa rush:
Build a charter school,
get a green card

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:brianod1, 10/12/2012 1:56:41 PM

It's been a turbulent period for charter schools in the United States, with financial analysts raising concerns about their stability and regulators in several states shutting down schools for poor performance. The volatility has made it tough for startup schools to get financing. But an unlikely source of new capital has emerged to fill the gap: foreign investors. Wealthy individuals from as far away as China, Nigeria, Russia and Australia are spending tens of millions of dollars to build classrooms, libraries, basketball courts and science labs for American charter schools.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hannah Columbia, 10/12/2012 2:19:11 PM     (No. 8928697)

Interesting. Being rich should not put these people ahead of fruit pickers, but it's interesting, that given the choice of pipers to pay they choose something actually good for America. It could be a tacit admission that they know the World needs an actual America, not the dumbed down bunch of brain dead sheeple that emerge with their lil "self esteem" so intact that for all practical intent and purposes they are narcissists.

Or it could just be another way for $$$ to game the system. Of course the cure for this possibility is for Amercican investors to start funding charter schools.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Theeo, 10/12/2012 2:52:14 PM     (No. 8928773)

Let whomever fund the Charter Schools; just make sure the Schools stay in the hands of USA.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: privateer, 10/12/2012 9:39:53 PM     (No. 8929392)

I suspect this paves the way for Sowdie-sponsored Wahhabist madrassas.

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