Listen to charter school advocates in Palm Beach County and they will tell you that this year’s small, but growing exodus of students from some district-run schools to charters isn’t all bad. After all, they say, it helped ease crowding at some schools.
But opponents argue that “help” is selective. While the student population dropped at most district-run traditional schools, figures show that dozens — like John I. Leonard High School in Greenacres — still face chronic space problems and the possibility of boundary changes in the future.
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