Report Type: Charter Study

Charter School Performance in the State of Washington

Washington’s charter schools a plus for English language learners but neutral on average for most students. The average charter school student in Washington state demonstrated academic growth in reading and math equivalent to his or her counterparts in nearby, similar district schools. The exception is for English language learners and Hispanic English language learners enrolled […]

Charter School Performance in South Carolina 2019

Charter school students on average fall behind peers in math 1. The typical charter school student in South Carolina experienced similar learning gains in reading and weaker growth in math compared to their traditional school peers. The disadvantage in math for charter students is as if the students obtained 53 fewer days of learning in […]

Charter School Performance in New Mexico

Charter schools on average improve to the level of traditional public schools In a year’s time, the typical charter school student in New Mexico made similar progress in both reading and math compared to the educational gains that the student would have made in a traditional public school. This result represented an improvement in the […]

Charter School Performance in Pennsylvania

Online charters serve students poorly compared to other schools During four school years ending in 2016-17, Pennsylvania charter school students made similar progress in reading and weaker growth in math compared to their traditional public school peers. Urban charter schools performed better than those in rural, suburban, or town settings. Results for charter school students […]

Charter School Impacts in Idaho

Idaho charter school successes particularly notable in rural areas On average, students in Idaho charter schools experienced similar learning gains in math and stronger learning gains in reading compared to traditional public school students in a study of the 2014-15 through 2016-17 school years. Rural charter school students in particular did well, pulling ahead in […]

Charter School Performance in Ohio

Charter school performance rated before and after HB 2 legislation Typical charter school students in Ohio made similar progress in reading and weaker growth in math compared to their traditional public school peers in the four school years ending in 2016- 17. Results varied widely among different types and education levels. Overall, charter school gains […]

Charter School Performance in the State of Washington

Charter school students on par with traditional public schools in reading, math Public charter school students in Washington State experienced annual growth in reading and math on par with the educational gains of students in traditional public schools over the three school years that ended in 2017. English language learners enrolled in charter schools were […]

An Evaluation of the i3 Validation Grant: Scaling the New Orleans Charter Restart Model

Full report Date: 02/2018 In 2010, New Schools for New Orleans and the Louisiana Recovery School District received a U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) Validation grant to test and transport the New Orleans Charter Restart Model (CRM). Over the course of the next 7 years, NSNO and RSD led an initiative to validate […]