Study: Charter schools boost English-language learner rolls
Charter schools have
increasingly enrolled more English-language learners, shattering an argument from the No on 2 campaign that charters don’t serve the same populations, a new report from the Pioneer Institute finds.
While in 2009 Boston charters enrolled only 2 percent of students who were still learning the English language compared with the district’s 19 percent, the enrollment jumped after a state law mandated district schools share families’ mailing addresses and required charters to provide recruitment and retention plans with the state.
Enrollment in city charters is now 14... read more