Published Online: October 15, 2013
Published in Print: October 16, 2013, as Charter Schools

Report Roundup

Charter Schools

"School Choice and School Performance in the New York City Public Schools—Will the Past Be Prologue?"

A report on New York City schools draws a link between improvements in student achievement and the district's growing charter school sector.

Since New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office in 2002, the number of charter schools in the district has grown to 159 from 22, and about 60 new regular public schools have opened each year, finds the report by the Brown Center on Education at the Brooking Institution, in Washington.

Vol. 33, Issue 08, Page 5

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