The lowest-performing students end up in the schools with the least accountability, according to an analysis by The Arizona Republic.
William Hollis enrolled his son at StarShine Academy because he hoped the school would offer Matthew more one-on-one attention.
The Phoenix K-12 school’s website advertised itself as a place where students would be prepared for “college, career, life.”
But the reality was different, Hollis said. Matthew got little attention during his middle school years there. He was sometimes handed a tablet as the teacher in the classroom “babysat.” He fell behind.
Hollis had no idea that…