FIGURE B-21 Comparing charter and regular public schools: Student and teacher characteristics. (Data from the 2000 E&S survey. The data do not include special education and alternative schools. Data on free/reduced-price lunch eligibility from Common Core of Data, 2000–2001. Minority enrollment includes American Indians, blacks, and Hispanics. For free/ reduced-price lunch comparison, regular school n = 68,424; charter school n = 573. For other comparisons, regular school n = 81, 297; charter school n = 1,007.)

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