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Reports | 06 May, 2015

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A Step Up: How Charter Schools Provide Higher Levels of California Public University Access ReportsCalifornia Charter School Association19 Apr, 2016 Report includes first-of-its-kind dataset combining data from the University of California (UC) system, the Cal State University (CSU) system, and all California public high schools, which… Read more
Case Study: AppleTree Case Study06 Apr, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a successful and expanding network of charter schools for three- and four-year-olds and documented findings in a… Read more
Charter High Schools’ Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings ReportsTim R. Sass, Ron W. Zimmer, Brian P. Gill, and T. Kevin Booker04 Apr, 2016 Confirming previous research (Booker et al., 2011) that charter school students are more likely to graduate high school and enroll in higher education, this study looks at charter school… Read more
Startup teacher education: A fresh take on teacher credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation01 Mar, 2016 As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force. This case study describes how three groups of… Read more
What Matters for Student Achievement ReportsEric A. Hanushek01 Mar, 2016 Description: Education Next compares results from James S. Coleman’s groundbreaking report (Equality of Educational Opportunity, 1966) with current findings from the field on how different… Read more
A New Wave of School Integration ReportsHalley Potter and Kimberly Quick, with Elizabeth Davies, The Century Foundation09 Feb, 2016 Students in racially and socioeconomically integrated schools experience academic, cognitive, and social benefits that are not available to students in racially isolated, high-poverty… Read more
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Harvesting Success: Charter Schools in Rural America ReportsMukta Pandit, Ibtissam Ezzeddine05 Feb, 2016 While urban charter schools are achieving impressive gains, can charter schools improve outcomes for rural America? This topic is an important one with more than 11 million students… Read more
Evaluation of Professional Development in the Use of Arts-Integrated Activities With Mathematics Content: Findings From the Evaluation of the Wolf Trap Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant ReportsMeredith Ludwig, Ed.D. and Mengli Song, Ph.D.19 Jan, 2016 The American Institute for Research conducted a four-year evaluation of a Wolf Trap Foundation Teacher Professional Development Program and found it had a positive impact on the math… Read more
Differing Effects from Diverse Charter Schools: Uneven Student Selection and Achievement Growth in Los Angeles ReportsUniversity of California, Berkeley14 Dec, 2015 The Los Angeles Unified School District hosts more charter schools than any system in the nation. After tracking more than 66,000 sampled students over a four-year period, these new… Read more
Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter School Communities ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools10 Nov, 2015 In this report, the National Alliance collected public school enrollment data for the 2014– 15 school year to identify communities across the country where the highest proportions of… Read more