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Research Report: Charter Schools

By Jaclyn Zubrzycki — October 15, 2013 1 min read
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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.

A version of this article appeared in the October 16, 2013 edition of Education Week as Charter Schools

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