Charter Schools Lure Suburban Kids, Too

More than 23,000 central Ohio students chose charters last school year, including more than 10,300 from suburban and rural districts.

And all 49 of the region’s school districts have some students in charters, a fact that defies the early view that charter schools were an escape for poor kids trapped in troubled schools — something that the Columbus City Schools had to contend with.

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