The undeniable efficacy of charter schools

Two studies were released this month from universities in California that demonstrate the effectiveness of school choice and the need for more options in education.

In early October, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University released a study which followed the educational progress of over 97,000 charter school students in New York over the course of four years. The research concluded that charter school students perform at a level equivalent to receiving an additional 22 days of learning in reading and 63 days in math per year when compared with their public-school counterparts. The results for students attending schools associated with a Charter Management Organization were even greater, adding up to approximately 57 additional days in reading and 103 in math.

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2017-10-18T10:13:42+00:00

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