More than two-thirds of the 86 charter school closures have resulted either from mismanagement or from involuntary financial problems, such as low enrollment. Other charter schools closed because they could not obtain a suitable facility or failed to meet academic goals.
NOTE: Percentages do not add to 100 because of rounding.
SOURCE: Center for Education Reform
A version of this article appeared in the February 28, 2001 edition of Education Week as Reasons for Closings