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Morning Read: Fact-checking UTLA’s charter schools cost estimate

LA School Report | May 24, 2016



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How much do charter schools cost LA Unified? Fact-checking the teachers union’s estimate
The study commissioned by Los Angeles’ teachers union determined that charter schools cost the LA Unified School District more than $591 million annually. A closer look at the calculation of fixed costs left behind when students leave LAUSD, whether those students would end up in LAUSD anyway, and how the district’s response to declining enrollment does not pencil out. By Kyle Stokes, KPCC

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