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Conventional and charter high schools, by quartile

Measuring the Value of Charter Schools

… Bridge Magazine that charter public schools are twice … of conventional and charter public schools. The … is, he's comparing charter public schools to … will appear mediocre. Charter public schools, without … more

No Accountability? 30 Percent of Detroit's Charter Schools Have Closed

22 charters have shuttered since 1994

… law introduced public charter schools to the state … about 30 percent of the charters that have opened their … conventional public schools, charters have no semi-monopoly … school provides. If a charter school fails to deliver, … more

Charter Schools Cost Unions Millions in Dues

Every charter teacher costs unions about $1,000 a year

… also known as a charter school. But that isn t … number of public charter schools, or even shutting … dependent on them, charter schools represent a … failing school districts, charters may even be seen as … more

The Difference With Charter Schools

In charter schools policy debates … distinction between charter public schools and district-run … Every child in every charter school is there only … number and type of charter schools. Such restrictions … more

Detroit Charter School Students Gaining Months of Extra Education Per Year

But coalition is critical of charters

… Detroit Schoolchildren, charter schools are also part … The report states, Charter authorizers and charter school boards should … better coordinate all charter schools. The … more

Inaccurate Claims Buoy Attacks On Charter Public Schools

'There is no such thing as a "for-profit" charter school in Michigan'

… the district, opposed charter public schools in a … that criticized some charter schools as being for profit. Charter public schools in Michigan … services yet attack charter schools for doing the … more

Huffington Post Gets Charter School Study Wrong

… article titled Charter School Growth in Michigan … study of Michigan s charter schools by Stanford … that 80 percent of charters perform below the 50th … explains, Michigan public charter schools educate more … more

Detroit Shows that Poverty is Not Stopping Parents from Opting for School Choice

More Detroit students in poverty attend charters than go to Detroit Public Schools

… from Detroit attending charter public schools, which … percent of Detroit charter school students are … Detroit children in charter schools than the conventional … average the Detroit charter students have higher … more

Charters Increase Special-Ed Enrollment

… criticism lobbed against charter public schools is that … true that historically charters have had relatively … education enrollments in charters are up dramatically. According … whose parents chose charter schools had special … more
Cross your fingers

Charter School Demand Continues to Rise

… demanding more public charter schools according an … there aren't enough charters to meet demand, often … caps. For every public charter school in the country, … Michigan, two-thirds of charter schools have waiting … more

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