Report Finds Public Charter Schools More Cost Effective Than Traditional Public School Counterparts

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Posted: July 22, 2014
Focus Areas: Finance & Fundraising

A new report released today by the University of Arkansas, The Productivity of Public Charter Schools, finds that public charter schools are more cost effectiveness and deliver a higher Return On Investment both on average and in each of the 28 states included in the study than their traditional public school counterparts. 

The report uses school revenue data compiled as part of a previous report, Charter School Funding: Inequity Expands, as well as student achievement data from the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) and CREDO at Stanford University.

Click here to read the full report.