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How Do Charter Schools Perform?

September 4, 2015
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  • Longer Answer: It Depends

    While the overall story of charter school performance is positive, averages hide a lot of variation. There are substantial differences between different schools’ performance.

    There are noteworthy differences among states, cities, networks of schools and individual schools. Some are providing students with high-quality choices and helping them to excel academically — while others are not helping students to accelerate their learning. 


    Sources

    Center for Research on Education Outcomes: Urban Charter School Study: Report on 41 Regions, 2015. Days of learning conversion on page 5.