Charter schools and the risk of increased segregation

Rotberg, Iris C.
February 2014
Phi Delta Kappan;Feb2014, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p26
The article discusses charter schools in the U.S. and argues that these schools do not have an academic advantage over traditional public schools but they do pose a risk to increasing segregation. Topics discussed include the primacy of charter schools in U.S. President Barack Obama's education policy, school choice in the U.S., and the role of charter education in academic achievement of low-income and minority students.


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