Why Charter Schools Deserve Another Look from Philanthropy

Excerpt from and link to The Philanthropy Roundtable article “Why Charter Schools Deserve Another Look from Philanthropy” by Madeline Fry Schultz (1/11/21):

“Opponents of public charter schools often argue that they pull funds away from traditional public schools, citing this as one reason that K-12 education in America in underfunded. While it’s still unclear how the Biden administration will approach funding for public charter schools, President-elect Joe Biden did show disdain for charters on the 2020 campaign trail. (See reporting on Biden’s educational policy by Max Eden, one of the Roundtable’s annual meeting speakers, here.) But contrary to the prevailing narrative, charter schools receive 33 percent less funding than their traditional counterparts overall… “

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