New research shows that charter schools and traditional public schools of choice
ignore application inquiries from students they perceive as more challenging to educate,
and charter schools ignore inquiries from special needs students at higher rates.
Do schools of choice encourage applications from disadvantaged or costly-to-educate students? Do charter schools and traditional public schools of choice differ in this behavior? The difficulty in answering these questions fuels controversy regarding the potential expansion of school choice. [Read more…] about Schools of choice withhold information from potential applicants who appear costly to educate, study finds