The Education Exchange: The Three Myths of Charter School Funding

District schools raise more money by requiring fees from students, but charters receive more help from charitable contributions

Photo of Angela DillsA professor in the College of Business at Western Carolina University, Angela Dills, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a report co-written by Dills, which works to dispel common myths about charter schools and their funding, spending and management.

The report, “Charter School Funding: Dispelling Myths about EMOs, Expenditure Patterns, & Nonpublic Dollars,” is available now.

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