The Education Exchange: Gap in Funding Grows Between Charters, Traditional Public Schools

New study finds charters get less—a disparity of $7,800 a student, a year

Photo of Patrick WolfA professor of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas, Patrick J. Wolf, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Wolf’s new research, which explores the funding inequities between charter and traditional schools in 18 cities across the country.

The report, “Charter School Funding: Inequity Surges in the Cities,” by Wolf, Corey A. DeAngelis, Larry D. Maloney and Jay F. May, is available now.

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