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Charter school supporters gathered at Capitol

Posted: 8:36 AM, Dec 04, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-04 08:36:21-05

People who care about charter schools joined together at the State Capitol.

500 supporters spoke with policy makers about why the educational approach is important.

Choirs from schools in Detroit and Pinckney performed inside the rotunda.

Parents spoke about why they believe charter schools are key to boosting academic performance across the state.

Many advocates say charter schools could be a solution for troubled schools in Detroit.