NEPC Resources on Charter Schools
NEPC Review: Rising Tide: Charter School Market Share and Student Achievement (Fordham Institute, September 2019)
Lewis and Clark College Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A. Smith interviews Carol Burris about charter school funding.
Education Interview of the Month: Greg Smith Interviews Mark Warren, Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, and Jonathan Stith About the Educational Justice Movement
Lewis and Clark College Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A. Smith interviews Mark Warren, Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, and Jonathan Stith about the educational justice movement.
Education Interview of the Month: Greg Smith Interviews Suzanne Eckes and Julie Mead About Privatization and Discrimination
Lewis and Clark College Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A. Smith interviews Suzanne Eckes and Julie Mead about how school privatization can lead to discrimination.
Recent reports on discrimination in private schools have led some observers to decry the fact that private and charter schools receiving public tax dollars selectively exclude some populations from
NEPC Fellow Douglas Harris Responds to Critiques of Study, and a Q&A on the Effect of New Orleans School Reforms
Douglas N. Harris and Matthew Larsen respond to critiques of their recent study of the outcomes of New Orleans education reforms.
Broome Street Academy Charter High School, featured recently in The Washington Post, was named a School of Opportunity for providing an equitable and well-rounded education.
Lewis and Clark College Emeritus Professor of Education Gregory A.
NEPC Fellow Bruce Baker discusses his critique of a recent policy brief that attributed positive outcomes to market-based reforms introduced in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
What does NEPC-related research have to say about the approaches taken by the new school supported by NBA star LeBron James?
News media accounts and NEPC research have exposed numerous problems with virtual schools. Yet new schools and new enrollment continue unabated.
A new report from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty contains many of the same problems identified in an NEPC review of a previous publication by the Institute.
NEPC Review: Balancing Act: Schools, Neighborhoods, and Racial Imbalance (Brookings Institution, November 2017)
NEPC Review: Charter School Funding: Inequity in New York City (University of Arkansas, August 2017)
NEPC Review: Differences by Design? Student Composition in Charter Schools with Different Academic Models
In the November 2016 election, voters in Massachusetts decisively defeated a referendum that would have significantly increased the number of charter schools in the state.
Key Review Takeaway: Author response fails to address limitations in data and other problems.
Key Review Takeaway: We must ask challenging questions of reports claiming to provide useful evidence.