Idaho Charter schools are public schools. They receive taxpayer money, which obligates them to accept all students regardless of race, religion or special needs.

If that’s the case, the demographics of charter schools should resemble the demographics of the surrounding school districts.

But that is not the case.

Levi Cavener has been writing about this issue in his blog Idaho Promise and for Idaho Education News.

Here are four charts using data from the Idaho Department of Education.

Nampa-Vicotry-Charter-pie-charts


Nampa-Liberty-Charter-pie-charts


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Idaho-Falls-Charter-pie-chart

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