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National Alliance Statement on Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools

Today, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute released a new study, Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools, which finds that teachers in traditional public schools are almost three times as likely to be chronically absent as teachers in charter schools.

Texas Public Charter School Students Display Significant Academic Gains

Charter school students in Texas experience stronger annual growth in reading and similar growth in math compared to the educational gains of their matched peers who enroll in the district schools the charter school students would otherwise have attended.