New Analysis Finds Charter School Sector Still Has Plenty of Room to Grow

By Michael J. Petrilli, The 74

“The conventional wisdom in some quarters is that the charter school movement has run its course. Abandoned by an increasingly progressive Democratic Party for being “neo-liberal” and by an increasingly populist Republican Party for being “technocratic,” charter schools (the story goes) are falling into the chasm that has opened up in the political center of our ultra-polarized country.

But the conventional wisdom is wrong. “

This summary originated from a story produced by Michael J. Petrilli of The 74, a non-profit, independent news organization focused on education in America.