D.C. charter schools fight second-class status – The Washington Post
Executive Director John Goldman recently negotiated a rent reduction with the landlord, Bethesda developer Fred Ezra. But Goldman said his experience is a strong case for a different way to house charter schools and that commercial landlords should not be involved.
“Their job is to maximize profits,” he said. “That doesn’t jibe with my mission of providing an education to low-income children.”