Policy Topics

Charter schools

Showing 1 - 10 of 10 results
Other reports

Charter Schools: A Report on Rethinking the Federal Role in Education

December 1, 2011
|
Susan Dynarski, Michelle Croft, Caroline Hoxby, Tom Loveless, Mark Schneider, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst, John Witte
Charter schools offer choice to parents who would otherwise be constrained to having their children attend a residentially assigned traditional public school. The number of charter schools has increased steadily in the last decade, reflecting their...
Other reports

Student Achievement in Massachusetts' Charter Schools

January 1, 2011
|
Susan Dynarski, Joshua Angrist, Sarah Cohodes, Jon Fullerton, Thomas Kane, Parag Pathak, Christopher Walters
Researchers from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, MIT, and the University of Michigan have released the results of a new study that suggests that urban charter schools in Massachusetts have large positive effects on student achievement at...
Other reports

Inputs and Impacts in Charter Schools: KIPP Lynn

May 1, 2010
|
Susan Dynarski, Joshua Angrist, Thomas Kane, Parag Pathak, Christopher Walters
The charter school landscape includes a variety of organizational models and a few national franchises. The nation's largest network of charter schools is the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP), with 80 schools operating or slated to open soon. KIPP...

Future of education in Detroit: A panel discussion

Oct 23, 2014 1:19:42

Over the last decade, K-12 education in Detroit has undergone unprecedented change with the establishment of the Education Achievement Authority in 2012, the surge of charter school enrollment, and the influence of nonprofits in the education sect