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Charter School Failure: What Happens To The Students?

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A Lighthouse Academy kindergartener participates in silent reading time. (Photo by Sarah Butrymowicz)
A Lighthouse Academy kindergartener participates in silent reading time. (Photo by Sarah Butrymowicz)

Terri Griffin made herself a promise when her youngest daughter was ready for kindergarten: the little girl would never set foot in an Akron public school. Griffin, an Akron jewelry store clerk who is a graduate of the Ohio city's school system, had sent eight children — two of her own and six others she raised as her own — to traditional public schools.

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