The Associated Press CHARTER SCHOOLS: In this Oct. 20 photo, Jamain Lee, 13, sits in class at Milwaukee Math and Science Academy, a charter school in Milwaukee. Charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds -- an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.

The Associated Press CHARTER SCHOOLS: In this Oct. 20 photo, Jamain Lee, 13, sits in class at Milwaukee Math and Science Academy, a charter school in Milwaukee. Charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds -- an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.

US charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

By IVAN MORENO, LARRY FENN MICHAEL MELIA The Associated Press
This article was published December 3, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

MILWAUKEE-- Charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds -- an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.

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