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Detroit News

Jul 12, 12:00 AM

Editorial: Competition key in improving schools

The Detroit News reported last week that charter high schools in Detroit aren't performing much better — and in some cases they are doing worse — than the city's traditional public schools, when looking at test scores. While this raises some concerns, it should not hamper strides the state has made to open doors for charter schools. In fact, the governor has called for more flexibility with charters, lifting caps in districts with failing schools.

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