August 1, 2023 3:20 pm

Are Charter Schools Dramatically Outperforming Public Schools? A New Report Says Look More Carefully

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By Peter Greene

Over the past two months, headlines have declared that charter schools are outperforming traditional public schools, based on a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO), but a critique from the Network for Public Education suggests that the results are being overblown.

CREDO is housed at Stanford University but appears to be associated primarily with the conservative Hoover Institute (also housed at Stanford), with large chunks of funding coming from the pro-charter Walton Family Foundation and City Fund.

You can read Peter Greene’s piece in Forbes here.