The number of Massachusetts children attending charter schools has more than doubled in the past decade. Charter school enrollment climbed to 27,484 this year, up from 12,518 in 2000, according to state education department data. The number of charter schools has grown from 40 to 63 in the same span.
A version of this article appeared in the November 10, 2010 edition of Education Week as More Mass. Students Attend Charter Schools