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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Jul 12, 12:00 AM

Do charter schools really 'work'?

School-choice advocates could not have been pleased by this week's news that Fort Wayne's charter schools performed poorly on state standardized tests. Weren't charter schools – subsidized by taxpayers but liberated from the stifling public-school bureaucracy – supposed to improve academic achievement, especially among the disadvantaged?

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