Caution Gone Wild: Do Rising Proficiency Rates Tell Us Anything?

Nobody does scientific caution like Matt Di Carlo, blogger for the union-affiliated Albert Shanker Institute. Though "not so fast" isn't the sexiest message in education debates, we could surely use more fair-minded and careful voices like his. But this week, Di Carlo takes his caution to the extreme, writing: "Charter…

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NYC Charter Schools Show Math and English Gains on 2011-12 Tests

UPDATE: We posted our in-depth analysis of charter school test scores. View it here. The results are out from the 2011-12 state tests for Math and English Language Arts (ELA) in grades 3-8, and New York City charter school students, teachers, parents and school leaders once again have reason to…

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