04/24/2013 09:53 am ET

Some Charter Schools Focus On Quality. Others Focus On Marketing. Guess Which Ones Are Winning.

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If you think of the best of what the charter school movement was meant to accomplish – you might think of a school a lot like University Prep Science + Math Middle School in Detroit. It’s attached to the Michigan Science Center in Midtown.

Students fill the hallway, dressed in white shirts, and khaki pants. The boys wear ties.

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