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Adding Up the Spending: Fiscal Disparities and Philanthropy Among New York City Charter Schools

@inproceedings{Baker2011AddingUT,
  title={Adding Up the Spending: Fiscal Disparities and Philanthropy Among New York City Charter Schools},
  author={Bruce D. Baker and Richard Ferris},
  year={2011}
}
  • Bruce D. Baker, Richard Ferris
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • Executive Summary In prominent Hollywood movies and even in some research studies, New York City (NYC) charter schools have been held up as unusually successful. This research brief presents a new study that analyzes the resources available to those charter schools, and it also looks at their performance on state standardized tests. The study reaches some surprising conclusions: Spending by NYC charter schools varies widely, and these differences in spending per pupil appear to be driven… CONTINUE READING

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