Even with such limitations, it is going to be interesting for some ambitious reporter or researcher to look specifically at the growth scores of the charter chain gangs in comparison to other schools. Those comparisons have already begun, in fact, and as the Columbus Dispatch reports, the charter miracle schools are worse that the struggling public schools they were intended to replace. In Columbus, for instance, the 59% of the public schools managed a year's worth of growth. In the Columbus charters, 41% of them showed a year's worth of growth.
With numbers like that, one must wonder what kind bogus line Rotherham is feeding the Obama camp to make them so enthused be speed up public school conversion to charters. Oh, I forgot, the charters are 20 percent cheaper to operate, since they can hire teachers who aren't held back from teaching by such "bureaucratic barriers" as certification requirements.
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