Gov. Gavin Newsom, who was elected with backing from teachers' unions amid deep-pocketed opposition from charter school backers, has negotiated a deal to overhaul rules governing the operation of California charter schools.

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Some charter parents assert their children’s charter school experience is positive. I can believe it. But sincere charter parents need to understand that while for some students charters can be beneficial, their overall impact on public education is destructive.

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