JCPS is one of the largest consolidated school districts in the country and constitutes about 45% of all P-12 students in the Commonwealth. That alone should make many wonder how can you make the change and how long should it take? Additionally, If this takeover is being used to push a new competitive public education program with a mix of public and private charters what model should be used? Nashville is currently investigating the use of private family data, the misappropriation of funds by several charter schools, and disillusionment by parents. Indiana still is having trouble maintaining a balance between functioning charter schools and public schools, to the point of shutting down several. So, what will be the new answer to an old problem?
Sad part is, we need the contract and we need the tech development but will be on the hook for $500m if they break the contract. Theus becomes another example of necesary government contracts to promote investment that end up doing more harm than good.