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General News    H3'ed 7/26/21

How Charter Schools Select Their Students; Are charter schools "public schools"?;by Diane Ravitch

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Wagma Wagma Mommandi and Kevin Welner write in The Progressive about the ways that charter schools select and remove students. These practices are not permitted in real public schools. Some make it difficult to apply, like the charter in Philadelphia that required parents to travel to a private golf club in the suburbs to seek admission. Or the charter school that sent recruitment letters, but not to the zip codes with the highest number of black and brown families.Some charters have rules so strict (“no excuses”) that it is easy to suspend students repeatedly to get rid of themAre charter schools “public schools,” as their advocates claim? Many are not.


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