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Studies: Charter school parents satisfied with children’s education

RALEIGH — Public charter school parents are more satisfied with their children’s education than are traditional public district-school parents, according to two new studies from Education Next, a journal from Stanford University and the Harvard Kennedy School.   Private school parents outrank both other categories as the most satisfied of all test groups, the studies [...]

The Effect of Charter Schools on Students in Traditional Public Schools: A Review of the Evidence

Compared to most education interventions, charter schools have unusually good research evidence on impacts on participating students. Researchers have been able to take advantage of natural experiments that are created by the admissions lotteries of oversubscribed charter schools. The lottery losers represent an ideal comparison group, because they are similar to the winners in all [...]

Is there a formula to charter school success?

In their recently published study, “What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?” Julia Chabrier, Sarah Cohodes, and Philip Oreopoulos take a closer look at students who have and have not been chosen to enroll in a charter school. Lotteries provide the kind of random assignment of individuals to “treatment” and “control” groups so highly [...]

Survey: Increasing support for public charters, school choice

Results of a national survey by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools show wide and deep support for charter schools where they already exist, as well as where school choice is limited. The NAPCS survey, based on interviews with more than a 1,000 parents, showed that 78 percent support a public charter school opening in their [...]

Charter Advocacy Group's Poll Shows Most Parents Support Public School Choice

About 80 percent of parents reported that they support the ability to choose a public school, regardless of where they live, in a national poll conducted by a charter school advocacy group . The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the results of its survey of 1,003 parents about their attitudes toward school choice [...]

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