New studies show having more options can encourage parents to research schools more, but the format of sites can affect what information they take away from those sites.
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November 07, 2017
May 24, 2017
The ease or difficulty of finding information is one of the factors that can shape how parents choose schools.
March 18, 2015
Most urban charter schools are not "pushing out" students with special needs to improve scores, finds a new Stanford University study.
October 01, 2014
A new report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools finds states' charter laws and implementation don't always align well.
March 27, 2014
The Education Research Alliance, which is based at Tulane University, will partner with local organizations to study New Orleans's post-Katrina school reforms.
March 17, 2014
The latest study from Stanford's Center for Research on Education Outcomes suggests that Los Angeles charter schools outperform charter schools in other areas.
March 22, 2012
Recent research has regularly indicated that teacher coaching and high expectations for student behavior are characteristics of the most effective charter schools. In "Learning from Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching", researchers from the Center for Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica probe into exactly what those teacher coaching and behavior expectations look like.
January 09, 2012
A national study shows that some, but not all, charter-management organizations boost students' chances of graduating from high school and enrolling in college.
November 03, 2011
The study involved 40 charter management organizations with 292 schools in 14 states, all of which were nonprofits that control at least four schools and had at least four schools open in the fall of 2007. It looked at how quickly these organizations are growing, who the schools serve, the resources they use, what influences their growth, and their effects' on student outcomes, among other issues.
April 28, 2011
A third of students who graduated from the 8th grade at two of KIPP's middle schools 10 or more years ago earned a four-year college degree, according to a report released by the Knowledge is Power Program, or KIPP, network of charter schools today.