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New York Daily News - Online

Aug 20, 12:00 AM

Charters score better than district schools, but have fewer special-needs students

An umbrella group for the city's charter schools says its members outperformed district schools on state exams this year - but admits they serve fewer special-needs kids. A study by the New York City Charter School Center says charters "have lower enrollment rates for students with disabilities [and] much lower rates for English language learners."

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