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Why charter schools are not as 'public' as they claim to be

Proponents of charter schools insist that they are public schools "open to all students." But the truth is more nuanced. As an education policy researcher—and as author of a new book about charter schools I wrote with fellow ...

Reinforced by policies, charters segregate schools

The expansion of charter schools in the 2000s led to an increase in school segregation and a slight decline in residential segregation, according to new research from Cornell University providing the first national estimates ...

Is a charter school the right choice for your child?

(HealthDay)—Charter schools have been around for more than 25 years, yet many people know little about them or whether they're a smart option for their children. Created as a way to increase student achievement, the concept ...

Examining the link between neighborhoods and schools

You've probably heard the term gentrification thrown around many times to describe how neighborhoods are transforming in cities like Los Angeles, New York, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco and Portland. You probably think of ...

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