Standard & Poor’s rates outlook for charter school sector as ‘negative’

Standard & Poor’s has issued a new report that extends its “negative” outlook for the charter school sector. Of 214 public charter school ratings done by the agency, 41, or 19 percent, are negative while only 4 — or 2 percent — are positive. Furthermore, it says, funding has not generally “returned to pre-recessionary levels, and some schools are struggling to operate in this “new normal.’”

Here’s the complete report:

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Valerie Strauss covers education and runs The Answer Sheet blog.
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Valerie Strauss · June 26