Study: Private school students have no edge on math NAEP

01/30/2006 | NYTimes.com

When demographics were taken into account, public school students performed as well as or better than their private school counterparts on the math section of the 2003 NAEP in a government-funded study of 340,000 students nationwide. The study also found that charter school fourth-graders lagged behind peers in regular public schools, but charter-school eighth-graders did slightly better than public-school peers.

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