The School Choice Debate: Charters, Vouchers and Evidence

The case for charter schools is often made by showcasing charter schools that are doing a good job of meeting the needs of low-income, minority students—usually in urban districts.  Opponents often respond by pointing to regular public schools whose performance is no less impressive.  There are, of course, good schools of both types, but that fact does not have much bearing on the debate as to whether the expansion of charter schools is good public policy.

Source: The School Choice Debate: Charters, Vouchers and Evidence | The Huffington Post

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