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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 17, 2018
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Greensboro, Georgia: Rehema Ellis) An investigation finding that charter schools designed to foster diversity are mostly white examined; scenes shown from Lake Oconee Academy in Greene County, Georgia, that is a public charter school; enrollment statistics cited. [Mother Sandra LAWSON - says African American children are being kept out.] [The Hechinger Report staff writer Emanuel FELTON†- says the school does not serve most of the community.] Statement from the charter school quoted. [National Alliance for Public Charter Schools CEO Nina REES†- defends the charter school movement.]

Snow, Kate;
Ellis, Rehema

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