Charter Schools


A charter school is a public school that is independently run and generally draws students from across the local jurisdiction instead of a defined cachement area. Several NNIP Partners have done analysis on charter schools, such as student performance at charters compared to traditional public schools and the student characteristics and spatial patterns of charter enrollment.


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Data Helps to Determine Location of New Schools

New charter schools in Baltimore relied heavily on data provided by BNIA to develop their school proposals. A group in the Patterson Park neighborhood asked BNIA in 2003 for help assembling...

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