Learning from the Successes and Failures of Charter Schools

Reads and Resources

As a group, charter schools have a mixed record. However, some have been extremely successful.This Hamilton Project paper opines that successful charters can offer important lessons about the types of innovations that could be effectively applied to traditional public schools.

It explores five such practices:(1) focusing on human capital; (2) using data to drive instruction; (3) providing¬†“high-dosage tutoring;” (4) extended time on task; and (5) establishing a culture of high expectations. Read it here.