Charter Schools Indicators 2008

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University of Southern California Center on Educational Governance, 2008

The 2008 edition of this annual report includes ratings on school performance in four areas: financial resources & investment, school quality, student performance, and academic productivity. It finds that charters have more assets relative to liabilities, meaning that they own more compared to what they owe. Additionally, California charters are less able to meet Adequate Yearly Progress goals, which suggests charters are not keeping up with the federally mandated increases in student achievement targets.

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