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Charter schools hit 5,000 mark nationwide



That's according to the Center for Education Reform, a group that likes charter schools a whole bunch and keeps good tabs on the numbers.

According to its latest stats, released today, Florida has 413 charters and they enroll 131,183 students - which is about 5 percent of all students.

Florida ranks No. 3 in both number of charters and enrollment, CEP figures show.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:42am]


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