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Additional Work by Dr. Caroline Hoxby

“By the time a charter schools student has reached the end of eighth grade, our estimates indicate that he will be scoring about 30 points higher in math than he would have been scoring if he had been lotteried-out and remained in the regular public schools.”

That’s just one of the conclusions of the most recent study of charter school achievement, this one of all but a fraction of NYC charter schools, a city with a storied and consistent history of opening and maintaining accountability over high quality charter schools in a policy environment that values diverse authorizers, diverse providers and freedom for school leaders and staffs to pursue the vision and mission set out in their charters.

For entire analysis of report, please go here.