Charter schools demand remedy for unequal funding

Charter schools demand remedy for unequal funding
Posted on 01/28/2016

Ever since Indian River Charter High School was established in 1998 as the first charter high in the state, its backers have fought to remedy the lopsided disparity in funding between the county’s traditional and charter schools.

Charter schools are public schools entitled to state funding, but the Indian River County School District gives them far less money for building construction and upkeep, equipment and other expenses than it allocates to the traditional public schools.

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Charter schools demand remedy for unequal funding