Culturally themed charters worry Minnesota leaders

06/26/2007 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Comfort Lartey-Ofori wanted an opportunity for West African children to learn about their history and culture, so the Ghanian immigrant this fall will open a new K-3 charter school. Minnesota Education Commissioner Alice Seagren worries such charter schools, which overwhelmingly attract minorities, could work against suburban desegregation efforts.

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