The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. NOTE: AN EARLIER VERSION OF THIS PRESS RELEASE MISSTATED THE PERCENTAGE OF CHARTER SCHOOLS WITH ENROLLMENT POLICIES THAT VIOLATE STATE AND FEDERAL LAW. THE CORRECT FIGURE IS MORE THAN 20 PERCENT, NOT NEARLY 10 PERCENT. THE CORRECTED VERSION OF THE PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS:
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August 1, 2016
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NEW REPORT REVEALS ILLEGAL ADMISSIONS POLICIES AT CHARTER SCHOOLS
LOS ANGELES – More than 20 percent of all charter schools in California have enrollment policies in place that violate state and federal law, according to a new report released today.