FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 5, 2011
Contact: Christina Martin
Cascade Policy Institute
3,600 Oregon students Hoping for charter school SLOTS
PORTLAND – A report released today by Cascade Policy Institute shows that over 3,600 kids are on waiting lists to attend one of Oregon’s charter schools and explains why lists are long.
The study, Waiting for Choice: Charter Schools, Waiting Lists and Obstacles to Expanding Educational Opportunities for Oregon’s Kids, investigated demand for charter school options in Oregon and obstacles to increasing enrollment capacity.