Hispanics do well in charters

Hispanic students in charter schools are performing well, concludes an analysis by the National Alliance of Public Charters. A report by Florida education officials finds Hispanic students in the state’s charter schools have closed the achievement gap with white students. A 14% to 20% gap separates Hispanic and white students in traditional public schools.

On Education Sector, Joe Williams and Thomas Toch describe how San Diego transformed two very low-performing, predominantly Hispanic schools into charter schools.

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