According to an article in the LA Times, the school took off when the administration decided to reject multiculturalism for multiculturalism’s sake and focus only on academics.
"You think the Jews and the Chinese are dumb enough to ask the public school to teach them their culture?" said former American Indian Charter school principal, and North Carolina native, Dr. Ben Chavis.
Though the school serves mostly minority and under privileged students, it has some of the highest test scores in California.
This is just one more example that proves a free market in education works. Why has it taken the General Assembly this long to even think about raising the cap on charter schools here?