Part V: Chartering a Better Future

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EDUCATION
POLITICS & POLICY
SOCIAL ISSUES
TAXES,MONEY & GOVERNMENT
3 min read
472 words
Beau Evans
Aug 20, 2021
Key Points
  • Nearly 42% of Georgia charter schools closed or reverted to traditional public districts.
  • Roughly 1 in 26 Georgia students enrolled in charter schools in spring 2021.
  • Academic progress promising for most charter schools.
The jury is still out on what the future holds for charter schools as Georgia’s entire education system looks to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. State officials like Holcomb and Brockway anticipate a bright future ahead for charter schools, particularly after many charter schools already had alternative class schedules and online-learning tools in place that helped ...

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