- A new report released by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools shows that New Orleans and Detroit rank No. 1 and No. 2 respectively for the percentage of students enrolled in charter schools.
- In New Orleans, 76% of students are enrolled in charter schools, and Detroit's percentage rose to 41% from 37% since last year's report.
- Michigan has four other cities (Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Traverse City) in the list's top 20, and about 7%, or just over 120,000, of the state's students attend one of its 276 charter schools.
From the article:
A national report released this week shows charter school enrollment continues to grow in Detroit, Michigan and across the nation. The seventh annual report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools shows that Detroit now ranks No. 2 nationally when it comes to the percentage of students enrolled in charter schools. ...