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Charter School Lotteries – Why Most Families Don’t Even Apply

03 Jul

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Who gets to enroll in your school?

This question is at the heart of the charter school debate.

While traditional public schools have to accept any student who meets residency requirements, charter schools can be entirely more selective.

They don’t have to take just any student. They can pick and choose based on pretty much whatever criteria they want.

Despite the fact that charters are publicly funded and privately run, transparency requirements are so low in most states that regulators aren’t even allowed to check up on their enrollment practices.

It’s a situation rife with the potential for fraud and abuse with America’s most vulnerable students often being victimized and huge corporations raking in record profits.

Critics say that charter schools routinely accept only the easiest students to educate. They take those with the best academic records, without disciplinary problems or special education needs. This allows them…

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Posted by on July 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “Charter School Lotteries – Why Most Families Don’t Even Apply

  1. reibelcastillo

    July 3, 2017 at 15:31

    Lloyd thanks for this post .

    HIALEAH EDUCATION ACADEMIC. INC IT’S NO ONLY A CHARTER SCHOOL RUNNING WITH FAKES AND DELETES BOARDS OF OWNERS THEY DON’T GO BY THE LOTTERIES THOSE CROCKS ONLY ENROLLED STUDENTS WHO HAVE CONECTED WITH THEIR PARENTS BODYS AND THEY DON’T ENROLL BLACK AFRO-AMERICANS

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