EdStat: During the Last School Year, the Number of Charter Schools in California Grew by 1.6 Percent

During the last school year, the number of charter schools in California grew by a mere 1.6 percent, even lower than last year’s rate of 1.9 percent, according to Louis Freedberg and John Fensterwald in EdSource. Previously, charter schools in the state grew at double-digit rates. To learn more about why charter growth in California is slowing, read “Why Is Charter Growth Slowing? Lessons from the Bay Area,” by Robin J. Lake, Trey Cobb, Roohi Sharma and Alice Opalka.

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