Want options for education? Get serious about quality

Charter schools are touted as an application of free-market efficiency to education. But unlike businesses, too many low-performing charter schools are kept open, writes Margaret Raymond, director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University and an author of recent studies on charter schools. Stringent performance measures and clear signs of school quality for parents are some of what's needed, she writes.

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