2/25/2010

Charter-school advocates testified at a congressional hearing on revising No Child Left Behind to urge lawmakers to include more oversight of charter policies on admissions, academics and finances as part of the government's broader push to increase financial support of the schools. During much of the hearing, advocates and lawmakers discussed whether charters enroll an equal proportion of students with disabilities compared with regular public schools and discussed how disparities could be affecting the assertion that charters outperform traditional schools.

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