Charter Schools and the Achievement Gap

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

To have a meaningful impact on nationwide achievement gaps, writes Sarah Cohodes of Teachers College, Columbia University, in this new synthesis of the latest and best research, charter school approaches would need to be adopted beyond the charter sector itself. Any interventions that are built around using charter schools to close achievement gaps should focus not on the type of school but on the practices that work in the most effective charter schools.