From the NY Daily News

“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.

“District schools serve more than twice as many English language learners than charters, the report said. And just 12.7% of charter school students have disabilities, compared with 15.1% at district schools, the report says…”

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