Behind the Headline: Latest CREDO Study Identifies Strengths in Los Angeles Charter Schools

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Latest CREDO Study Identifies Strengths in Los Angeles Charter Schools
3/17/14 | Ed Week

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Charter Schools Survive a Biting “Rain of Terror”
Winter 2014 | Education Next

A new study finds that has found that students attending charter schools in Los Angeles are making greater academic progress than students in nearby traditional public schools. Charter schools run by CMOs made larger gains than “mom and pop” charter schools.

In a column in the Winter 2014 issue of Ed Next, Paul Peterson described attacks on the charter school movement, but noted “Despite the drenching antireform downpour, charter schools are gaining in respect, numbers, and political adherents, mainly because they are digging deep roots in local communities.”

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