Study: Charters Still Lag Behind Traditional Public Schools

Updated: 10/09/2013 5:19 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart



Are charter schools in the Twin Cities a better alternative to public schools? A new study says not necessarily.
     
According to the University of Minnesota Law School, students at Twin Cities Charter Schools, on average, didn't perform as well as those in public schools.
     
The charters were also highly segregated, according to the study.
     
The study also shows a drop in enrollment created by the charters have also led to financial difficulties at many public schools.