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Charters linked to racial isolation

Critics say minority-group schools more likely to lag peers

By IVAN MORENO and LARRY FENN The Associated Press

This article was originally published December 3, 2017 at 3:50 a.m. Updated December 3, 2017 at 3:50 a.m.

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In this Oct. 20, 2017, children take part in gym class at Milwaukee Math and Science Academy, a charter school in Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE -- An Associated Press analysis has found that charter schools are among the nation's most segregated -- an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.

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