Thomas Ultican writes that it is time to give up on the failed charter experiment. He reviews Carol Burris’ Charters and Consequences.

The establishment of a dual system of publicly funded schools, he says, is not sustainable

Big profits. Big money for marketing. Big salaries.

The key to success? Creaming the best students, tossing out the others.

Innovation? None.

Breakthroughs in achievement? None.