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Minority Enrolment: Charter Schools

minority enrolment: As of school year 2014-2015, more than 1,000 of the nation's 6,747 charter schools had minority enrolment of at least 99 per cent and the number has been rising steadily, according to Metro News. The problem Those levels of segregation correspond with low achievement levels at schools of all kinds. National enrolment data shows that charters are vastly over-represented among schools where minorities study in the most extreme racial isolation. In the AP analysis of student achievement in the 42 states that have enacted charter school laws, along with the District of Columbia, the performance of students in charter schools varies widely. Desegregation works. But schools that enrol 99 per cent minorities both charters and traditional public schools on average have fewer students reaching state standards for proficiency in reading and math. ( As reported in the news.