Commentary: When success is not enough — charter schools delivering better outcomes for low-in

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LA School Report

Jul 11, 12:00 AM

Commentary: When success is not enough — charter schools delivering better outcomes for low-income students still target of progressive ire

As charter schools, Voices use their public funding — and flexibility on staffing, curricula and scheduling — to provide academic instruction in Spanish and English. This helps them tailor their school model for their students, nearly three-quarters of whom come from low-income families. In addition, 92 percent are Hispanic and 42 percent are classified as English learners. But success hasn’t protected charter schools like Voices from a growing wave of criticism.

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