Charter schools edge ahead of traditional public schools in federal math testing – Part 1

Information about charter school performance from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is sketchy and inconclusive. An important part of the problem is that the NAEP student sample sizes for charter schools have been rather small, which creates a lot of measurement error in NAEP charter school scores. The large measurement error in turn…

Dr. Howard Fuller, National Renowned Black Educational Reformer to Speak at Educational Forum in Louisville

Louisville, KY. – The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) is sponsoring an educational forum on charter schools and parental choice options for failing black and low income students within Jefferson County Public Schools and throughout Kentucky. Dr. Howard Fuller, the pioneer education reformer and one of the nations’s most distinguished advocates for providing children from black…

BIPPS’ Richard Innes to speak at first international school choice conference

Richard Innes, staff education analyst at the Bluegrass Institute, presents a paper on pitfalls in interpreting the National Assessment of Educational Progress at the first international school choice and reform conference tomorrow. This conference brings together education researchers from around the world who are working in the area of choice for K to 12 school…