Funding in DC schools is not equitable, in fact, traditional schools receive more government funding than charter schools in the district. While the per-student dollar amount is equitable between public and charter schools, other services that may be distributed for free for public school incur a charge from charter schools.
“Observers hold up D.C. as a model for how school choice can improve a city’s education system. Consider how much more progress we could make if we funded schools equitably.”
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