NCES Releases School Choice in the United States Report

A new report the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) “finds that charter school and public school students have the same academic performance in testing conducted at the fourth- and eighth-grade level.” (See Charter School and Public School Students Have Same Academic Performance, Report Finds)

I went through the report this morning on the plane and here are a few interesting tables I thought you might want to check out.

Ravitch responded to the last tweet with:

Dr. Benson argued,

Carol Burris discussed the study on Ravitch’s blog,

She stated,

The charter school sector can produce as many biased studies not subject to peer review as they like, but studies from objective sources consistently produce the same results–charters, despite their creaming of students and “freedom” do no better than true public schools. Ironically, this one was commissioned by the US Department of Education led by Betsy DeVos.

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