Study: Public school students outperform charter peers

08/23/2006 | News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.), The

Fourth-graders in traditional public schools scored, on average, 5.2 points higher in reading and 5.8 points better in math than peers in charter schools did on the 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam, reports a pilot government study released Tuesday. Charter proponents call the study flawed because it did not track charter students' progress over time.

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