Behind the Headline: Charter Schools and Student Performance

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Charter Schools and Student Performance
03/16/10 | The Wall Street Journal

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School Choice International
Winter 2009 | Education Next

In the Wall Street Journal, Paul Peterson reviews the evidence for the benefits of competition in general and charter schools in particular. A 2009 study by Ludger Woessmann and Martin West involving students from 29 countries found that competition generates higher student achievement in math, reading and science.

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