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Study: Charter schools have made segregation worse in Chicago

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:59 am October 14, 2014 According to a new study released by the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, Charter schools have worsened school segregation in Chicago, and overall have made the city’s school system stronger. Analysts looked at data for 2012-13 and cites major factors as reading and math scores, reading and math […]

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Parents protest ‘school-to-prison’ pipeline education in New Orleans charter school

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:06 pm December 19, 2013 Parents of some New Orleans students have pulled their children out of school and are protesting the “school-to-prison” pipeline approach to the educational experiences of their children. About 12 families are protesting the practices of three New Orleans charter schools run by Collegiate Academies, due to what […]

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Charter Schools Growing Rapidly Nationwide; But At What Price?

Charter Schools are currently the most rapidly growing sector of public education in America. But critics argue that they’ve moved away from their initial mission, are difficult to track, and do not outperform traditional public schools. Is the unchecked growth of charter schools a good thing?

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