July 31, 2020 3:50 pm

Closed Charter Schools, United States (1999–2017)

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This animated map shows charter closures distributed across 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, between 1999–2017.

The color of the dots changes for each year from 1999 to 2017. In dramatic form, the map shows the upward march of closed schools and displaced students. All told, more than 3,700 closures were mapped, which were associated with more than 867,000 displaced students.