TITLE

NAACP Ratifies Call for Ban On New Charter Schools

AUTHOR(S)
PROTHERO, ARIANNA
PUB. DATE
October 2016
SOURCE
Education Week;10/26/2016, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a proposal by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to ban the opening of new charter schools due to concerns over discipline and segregation.
ACCESSION #
119125306

 

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