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The 74 – New Analysis Finds Charter School Sector Still Has Plenty of Room to Grow

The conventional wisdom in some quarters is that the charter school movement has run its course. Abandoned by an increasingly progressive Democratic Party for being “neo-liberal” and by an increasingly populist Republican Party for being “technocratic,” charter schools (the story goes) are falling into the chasm that has opened up in the political center of […]


Recently featured on the Wall Street Journal Excerpt:School choice is gaining momentum nationwide, and charter schools are a large part of the movement. A new study shows that these independently run public schools are blowing away their traditional school competition in student performance….

NCSS3 – Educationweek

A new study shows that charter school students are now outpacing their peers in traditional public schools in math and reading achievement, cementing a long-term trend of positive charter school outcomes. The study is the third in a series…

NCSS3 – The 74

Gains amount to 16 additional days of English and 6 of math a year. But CREDO finds that sector lags in special education and virtual instruction Charter school students make more average progress in math and English than their counterparts in traditional public schools, including months of additional learning in some states, according to a […]