Last updated: September 1, 2015
2015 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research showing how the availability of economic opportunities outside schools impacts the effectiveness of teachers.
Last updated: March 26, 2015
2015 study from Stanford researchers suggesting overall gains for urban charter schools, relative to traditional schools; growth was particularly strong for disadvantaged students.
Last updated: November 21, 2013
2013 study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research on how attendees of the Promise Academy in the Harlem Children’s Zone did later in life.
Last updated: November 1, 2012
2011 study from the University of Texas and Rice University in the Berkeley Review of Education on African-Americans’ charter school attrition rates.
Last updated: August 24, 2012
2011 study from Harvard University examining whether techniques used to raise scores in charter schools can be successfully transplanted to traditional public schools.
Last updated: March 27, 2012
2011 study from MIT for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the effectiveness of urban and non-urban charter schools on raising student achievement levels.
Last updated: October 1, 2010
2010 report from the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University on the impact of educator merit pay on students’ performance in mathematics.