Despite Gaps In Funding, Charter Schools Showed Their Value During The Pandemic

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Seattle Medium

Aug 12, 12:00 AM

Despite Gaps In Funding, Charter Schools Showed Their Value During The Pandemic

During the 2020-21 school year, charter schools in Washington State saw a 35 percent increase in enrollment, as opposed to the statewide decrease of 3% to public schools. According to Marcus Haden, Community Engagement and Policy & Advocacy Manager for the Washington State Charter Association, many of the charter schools in the Seattle area “doubled their enrollment,” which created both and opportunity and a dilemma.

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