Opinion: To Understand Appeal of Charter Schools, start by Talking with Parents

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The Tribune Papers

May 28, 12:00 AM

Opinion: To Understand Appeal of Charter Schools, start by Talking with Parents

Perhaps unchecked teacher radicalism will emerge as a source of discontent. Aside from circumstances unique to Wake County, research tells us that parents choose charter schools for a variety of reasons: safety, proximity, specialized programs, and school size. These factors are communicated to parents through a variety of channels, including the internet, social media, and their social networks. Insight into parental decision-making is out there for those willing to look.

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