The Accountability Report 2009 - Charter Schools

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The Center for Education Reform, February 2009

The report includes many findings, including that charter schools are outpacing their conventional public school peers with fewer resources and tremendous obstacles overall. Charter schools are also making notable gains in raising student achievement serving a diverse student population in urban, suburban and rural settings. It also focuses on accountability, while finding that the most common cause of charter school closure is financial deficiencies caused by low student enrollment or inequitable funding. Read more

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