Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and Competition

Synopsis

Charter schools now exist in 40 states, but the best charter-school studies to date have focused on individual states. This book examines charter schools in eight states with varied policy contexts. It assesses the characteristics of charter schools&' students, their effectiveness in raising student achievement and promoting graduation and college entry, and their competitive effects on student achievement in traditional public schools.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Santa Monica, CA
Publication year:
  • 2009