EdNext Podcast: The Improvement at the Charter Schools Is about Twice that of the Improvement in the District Sectors

Results of a new nationally representative study show trends from 2005 to 2017

Photo The Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard University and the senior editor of Education Next, Paul E. Peterson, joins Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss Peterson’s new research, which compares student achievement over time between students in charter schools and traditional district schools.

Charter Schools Show Steeper Upward Trend in Student Achievement than District Schools,” by M. Danish Shakeel and Peterson, is available now.

The EdNext Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every Wednesday.

— Education Next

Last Updated


Notify Me When Education Next

Posts a Big Story

Business + Editorial Office

Program on Education Policy and Governance
Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone (617) 496-5488
Fax (617) 496-4428
Email Education_Next@hks.harvard.edu

For subscription service to the printed journal
Phone (617) 496-5488
Email subscriptions@educationnext.org

Copyright © 2024 President & Fellows of Harvard College