Myth Busting: Charter School Selectivity

CCSC teacher Kyle Fahsel with 7th grader humanities students
CCSC teacher Kyle Fahsel with 7th grade humanities students

Another of the persistent myths about charter schools is that they “cream” the best students and those from the most involved families from district schools. This argument often is used to refute the findings of research studies (like the recent report from Stanford University) that show students in charter schools outperform their district peers in learning growth. With the statewide charter school lottery coming up on March 13, we’d like to put this myth to rest once and for all. Continue reading “Myth Busting: Charter School Selectivity”