Charter Schools And The Road to Readiness: The Effects on College Preparation, Attendance And Choice

Prepared for The Boston Foundation and NewSchools Venture Fund
28 May, 2013

This May 2013 report provides analysis of the performance of charter high schools in Boston, Massachusetts, focusing on outcomes that are "essential for or facilitate postsecondary schooling,” such as high school graduation, college scholarship qualification, SAT scores and college enrollment. The report, produced under the auspices of MIT’s School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative, also covers the impact of charter attendance for special education students.