Charter school enrollment could draw from public resources
An increase in Charter School enrollment nationwide may be drawing money away from public school. Alachua County School Board Member Gunnar Paulson says funding has increased for the charter schools in Alachua County, leaving public schools behind.
He says the state is focusing more attention on charter schools, but that may not be the best opportunity for all students
Charter School enrollment has grown by 76% nationwide in the last five years. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on how increased funding to Charter schools in Alachua County could affect the districts’ public institutions.
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