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Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and Competition


  • Ron Zimmer
  • Brian Gill
  • Kevin Booker
  • Stephane Lavertu
  • Tim Sass
  • John Witte


Although charter schools are growing in number, debate continues about whether they provide a better education than traditional public schools.

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  • Ron Zimmer & Brian Gill & Kevin Booker & Stephane Lavertu & Tim Sass & John Witte, "undated". "Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and Competition," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6f5b31366ca2499e87ac2c1d0, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:6f5b31366ca2499e87ac2c1d09e31766

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    Charter Schools; Chicago; Denver; Milwaukee; Florida; Ohio; Texas; school performance;

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