Federal data show that charter-school teachers leave charters at higher rates than at public schools.
Also this week: The public school racial wealth gap, charter school operators indicted for stealing millions and CSU applicants may be hit with higher fees.
Twenty-two charters — nearly all of them in high-poverty neighborhoods — accounted for 42 percent of L.A. charter schools’ nearly 3,700 suspensions last year.
A lawsuit alleges dozens of incidents involving the use of force, including special-needs students being picked up and pushed against walls or pinned to floors.
Los Angeles charters suspended black students at almost three times the rate of traditional schools; students with disabilities were suspended at nearly four times the non-charter school rate.