A Think Twice Review of:
Charter-School Management Organizations: Diverse Strategies and Diverse Student Impacts
Think Twice - Jan 19, 2012
Publisher/Think Tank - Mathematica Policy Research Inc. and Center on Reinventing Public Education
At the heart of this study of charter management organizations (CMOs), is an impact analysis which found that a small number of CMOs boosted middle-school student achievement.
Reviewer(s) - Bruce Fuller, University of California-Berkley
Fuller's review of this study finds that though it offers insights into features of successful CMOs, it overreaches when interpreting key findings from the very small, selective subset of CMOs used.