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Charter Schools in Rural States

Created on October 3, 2014

Charter Schools in Rural States

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Read the original report, "Is School Choice Feasible in Rural States?" by Lindsey Burke.

The most rural state in the country, Maine, allows charter schools to operate, as do Mississippi and Arkansas, which also rank among the top ten states with the most residents living in rural areas.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and Center for Education Reform.

Tags: school-choice, rural, charter-schools