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Charter school recruiting "gimmicks" draw fire from church leaders who declare, "Our children are not for sale."
October 8, 2013 by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new charter school that parked an ice cream truck behind a Cleveland school district school this summer to attract students has angered neighborhood parents and a regional coalition of churches.
Officials of the Greater Cleveland Congregations and parents of students at Case Elementary School on the near East Side gathered Monday to call that recruiting effort unacceptable and to seek assurances from the new East Preparatory Academy charter school that it aims to provide quality education and not just make profits off students.