Wisconsin’s charter schools see enrollment spike

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In this Oct. 20, 2017 photo, Jamain Lee, center, looks at classmate Andre’veon Mosby at Milwaukee Math and Science Academy, a charter school in Milwaukee. Next to him is classmate Dreamnoel Haynes, with Brianca Williams facing them. Lee has seen his grades improve since he enrolled two years ago from a school where he was bullied and frequently got into fights. Carrie Antlfinger/AP Photo

Enrollment in Wisconsin’s charter schools boomed during the pandemic. The director of the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools explains what these schools do differently and how they’re created. Then we check in with charter schools around the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Sarah Hackett Guest
  • Rodney Lynk Jr. Guest
  • Scott Foster Guest
  • Michele Andorfer Guest