|General Research Findings on Public Charter Schools
|Links to Research Studies
A majority of parents in America support public charter schools being available as an option for their children. In many areas, support is higher than 70%.
Students attending public charter schools demonstrate more learning than their peers in their local school districts. Public charter schools have also performed better at closing the achievement gap for minority students.
|Journal of School Choice- 2017
Public charter schools can positively impact local district schools. Healthy competition can lead to increased graduation rates and improved student achievement all around.
Students attending public charter schools have frequently showed higher rates of college enrollment and persistence.
|Journal of Policy Analysis & Management- 2016