If the review process for applications to the charter school program is flawed, the oversight of the billions disbursed within the program isn't much better.
There are ways Congress could fund its massive infrastructure bill without raising taxes, but it seems to have other plans for the nation's profitable public assets.
Jen Chien is a producer for the National Radio Project. She joined Making Contact in 2012. She reports and produces segments for KALW especially on the education and economic inequality beats.