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A Think Twice Review of:

Report About Charters Being a "Rising Tide" Sinks Under Weight of Flawed Data

Think Twice - Nov 14, 2019

Publisher/Think Tank - Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Author(s) - David Griffith

A recent report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examines whether average achievement in a school district increases as the "market share" of charter schools rises. The report argues that there is a positive competition effect.

Reviewer(s) - Yongmei Ni, University of Utah

Yongmei Ni of the University of Utah reviewed Rising Tide: Charter School Market Share and Student Achievement, and determined that its findings have limited use in guiding policy and practice, because of the flawed data and methods it employs.