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.