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Stats: The "Exploding" Charter Schools Fallacy

Watch out for this US News story (The Explosion of Charter Schools). 

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The actual rate of growth for charters has been moderate  -- nothing near an "explosion." The number of charter schools -- fewer than 5,000 -- is still very small.  And the prospects for additional growth are extremely uncertain, assuming states don't just open the floodgates and let anyone start one.


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