Teacher's aide Elizabeth Young (left) asks a question of her students during an English lesson at the Maureen Joy Charter School in Durham. A new study says that charter schools are costing the Durham Public Schools between $500 and $700 per student.
Teacher's aide Elizabeth Young (left) asks a question of her students during an English lesson at the Maureen Joy Charter School in Durham. A new study says that charter schools are costing the Durham Public Schools between $500 and $700 per student. Chuck Liddy News & Observer file photo
Teacher's aide Elizabeth Young (left) asks a question of her students during an English lesson at the Maureen Joy Charter School in Durham. A new study says that charter schools are costing the Durham Public Schools between $500 and $700 per student. Chuck Liddy News & Observer file photo

Report tallies the cost of NC charter boom to suburban Charlotte school districts

January 12, 2018 01:49 PM