Can We Learn from New York City’s Charters? Maybe!

by Sue Legg

Problems with charter school management are easy to identify, but finding a way forward is more difficult.  Some NYC charter schools  are closing the achievement gap.  How are they doing it?  We will do a series of posts on the claims and the cautions about these results.  First, let’s talk about how traditional public schools and charters operate in New York.  You may be surprised.  Look at differences in public school management, charter school facilities, and funding.  Continue reading