As expected, the new report on quality in the charter school sector from Stanford’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) hit the education reform space with a splash. But most commenters missed one key finding: Schools that contract with independent school support organizations perform better than CMOs, independent charter schools and traditional public schools.
The CREDO finding everyone missed: A model that outperforms charter schools, CMOs & district schools
As expected, the new report on quality in the charter school sector from Stanford’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) hit the education reform space with a splash. But most commenters missed one key finding: Schools that contract with independent school support organizations perform better than CMOs, independent charter schools and traditional public schools.
We don’t want Arkansas teachers to have to dig for information or labor over putting the pieces together; we want it presented to them in a way that’s immediately useful in the classroom setting. The Ed-Fi solution provides us the opportunity to do that – and to accomplish our goals quickly and efficiently, while minimizing cost by utilizing our state’s existing data systems and information technology architecture.
Cody Decker: Building a Teacher-Friendly Education Data System in Arkansas
We don’t want Arkansas teachers to have to dig for information or labor over putting the pieces together; we want it presented to them in a way that’s immediately useful in the classroom setting. The Ed-Fi solution provides us the opportunity to do that – and to accomplish our goals quickly and efficiently, while minimizing cost by utilizing our state’s existing data systems and information technology architecture.