In reading, only 29% of NYC charters have higher reading scores than the public schools, which means that in 71% of the charters, reading scores are no better or lower than the public schools.
Now here is how Staples and Co. reports these findings in their corporate editorial today:
. . . .A new study from the center [CREDO] has turned up a brighter picture in New York City, where students at more than half of the charter schools are showing more academic improvement in math than their traditional-school counterparts. The reading numbers were not as strong, but still nearly 30 percent of charters outperformed traditional schools. . . . .