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‘The Alumni’ in the New York Daily News: What Some NYC Charter Schools Do Better Than Any in the Nation

By Richard Whitmire August 8, 2017

5th grade students at KIPP (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Richard Whitmire’s analysis ran in the July 27 edition of the New York Daily News:

Charter schools didn’t get their original launch in New York; that was Minnesota. The formula that allowed charters to expand nationally arose in California. The highest performing charters? Boston.

But as I discovered while researching a project on charter school alumni, something very important gets credited to New York: a winning formula to ensure that charter school graduates earn college degreesRead more

Read Richard’s full column in the New York Daily News

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