The Education Exchange: Student Achievement Growing More Rapidly in Charters Than District Schools, New Study Finds

From 2005 to 2017, biggest gains for African Americans

Photo of M. Danish ShakeelA Post Doctoral Researcher at the Harvard Kennedy School, M. Danish Shakeel, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss their new study, which shows greater gains in student achievement by students in charter schools than their counterparts in traditional district schools.

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

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