Barriers to Enrollment

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Success Academy’s “Got to Go” list weeds out certain students

  |   Tags: Barriers to Enrollment, Charters, Civil Rights Issues, Equity, Key Issues

The New York Times reports that at Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy Charter School is weeding out “weak or difficult students, and intentionally not sending annual re-enrollment forms to certain students. After interviewing 10 currents and former employees, the Times discovered that one of the schools’ principals has a “Got to Go” list, which singles out the children […] Read More »

Opportunity to Learn’s “Charterland” Infographic

  |   Tags: Barriers to Enrollment, Charters, Corporate Profiles, Equity, K12, Public Control

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand wonky words of explanation. The National Opportunity to Learn Campaign has produced a “Charterland” infographic, a take-off on the children’s game Candyland, showing the barriers that some charter schools use to screen out students they don’t want in their school. Click on the image to see the infographic […] Read More »