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.
Despite some setbacks, supporters see positive trends in test scores and graduation rates compared to many traditional public schools – a key reason for the creation of charter schools in the first place. After years of halting demographic growth, Georgia’s charter schools began seeing more students from minority and low-income backgrounds enroll in the mid-2000s. Student ...
Unlock this article for free

Create your free account or login to continue reading

Your personal data will be used to support your experience throughout this website, to manage access to your account, and for other purposes described in our privacy policy.

By submitting your information, you agree to the Terms of Service and acknowledge our Privacy Policy.