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Article highlights need for increase in public charter school funding

"Despite operating with bare-bones budgets, some public schools in Milwaukee actually perform better, overall, than district schools while educating students with nearly identical demographics: 80% of their students are low-income and 80% are students of color.

Who are these public schools?

They are independent charter schools. Which leads us to ask: If these schools work well, why don't we invest more in them?"