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How Do Charter Schools Perform?

September 4, 2015
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  • Standout Cities, Both Positive and Negative

    Some cities’ charter schools are producing extremely positive results. The most successful urban charter sectors, according to CREDO, include Boston, the Bay Area, Newark, Washington, D.C., Memphis, New York City and New Orleans. 

    Some are producing negative results. Some of the most unsuccessful urban charter sectors, according to CREDO, include Las Vegas, Fort Worth, El Paso, West Palm Beach and Phoenix.

    Sources

    Center for Research on Education Outcomes: Urban Charter School Study: Report on 41 Regions, pages 5, 12-15 (2015)