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PITTSBURGH — An Economic Policy Institute paper out this week has linked rapidly growing charter schools in some urban districts to a lack of resources and budget shortfalls in traditional school systems, leading to greater inequities for children overall.

The report released Wednesday, by Bruce D. Baker, professor in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration at Rutgers University, focused on public school districts that have experienced the largest shifts of students to charters — public schools run by private entities — including Philadelphia and Chester Upland.

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