NAPCS: Charters boost achievement

Charter school students outperform similar students in district-run public schools, according to a National Alliance for Public Charter Schools analysis of research in the last three years.

Three national studies and ten studies from major regions across the country since 2010 found positive academic performance results for students in public charter schools compared to their traditional public school peers, suggesting a strong upward trend . . .

Since 2010, only one study, conducted in Utah, has found neutral or negative results for charter schools, NAPCS reports.

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