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Document Number: 9921

The Effect of Charter Schools on Student Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature - Unlike traditional public schools, charters may be shut down by their authorizers for poor performance. But how is charter school performance measured? What are the effects of charter schools on student achievement? Assessing literature that uses either experimental (lottery) or student-level growth-based methods, this analysis infers the causal impact of attending a charter school on student performance. (Julian Betts and Emily Tang, National Charter School Research Project, October 2011) ...


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