New York Daily News / By Editorial Board
Originally published: 2.1.2015
Maybe you’ve heard: Charter schools systematically force out kids who can’t cut it on tests. And special education students. And ones with behavioral problems.
That’s what critics — from somewhat rational Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña to outright hostile teachers union boss Michael Mulgrew — claim, to explain away the fact that some of the independently managed schools get results with low-income kids most district schools can only dream about.