Many NYC charters outperformed public schools on tests

08/1/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Students in charter schools across New York state performed worse than their public-school counterparts when the state applied tougher proficiency standards to the most recent tests in English and math. In New York City, however, the charters still largely outperformed traditional public schools within their districts -- with 81% outscoring public schools in math and 70% doing better in English, an analysis shows.

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