What We’re Watching: Paul E. Peterson on Alaska’s Charter Schools

Education Next‘s senior editor presents research to Alaska state legislators in Juneau

On Thursday, Feb. 7, Education Next senior editor Paul E. Peterson spoke before the Alaska state legislature to present his findings from The Nation’s Charter Report Card, which ranked states by their charter school performance and found that Alaska had the top-performing charter sector in the United States. He presented to both Alaska’s House Education Committee and its Senate Education Committee.

The Nation’s Charter Report Card: First-ever state ranking of charter student performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress,” co-written with M. Danish Shakeel, is available now.

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