Sounds exactly like Delaware!
This study was released this morning by Rutgers University researchers Julia Sass Rubin and Mark Weber:
New Jersey Charter and District Schools Educating Very Different Populations of Students, Finds Study by Rutgers Researchers
Charter schools across New Jersey educate a very different population of students by income, language proficiency, special needs, race and even gender than their sending district public schools, finds a report released Wednesday by two Rutgers University researchers.
The report documents that New Jersey charter schools educate significantly smaller percentages of economically disadvantaged students, English Language Learners, and special education students than do the public school districts from which the charter schools draw their students. The special education students who enroll in charter schools also tend to have less costly disabilities.
The report’s authors, Rutgers doctoral student Mark Weber and Associate Professor Julia Sass Rubin, point out that the lower rates of economically disadvantaged, Limited English Proficient…
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