531 New Charter Schools!!

A total of 531 new charter schools opened for the 2012-13 school year, pushing the total number of charter schools across the nation to 6,004 and overall enrollment to 2,326,542 students, according to estimates announced January 16, 2013.

http://www.charterschoolcenter.org/news/napcs-estimates-531-new-charter-schools-opened-2012-13