Inconvenient truth about test scores: Eva Moskowitz says district schools aren’t really making big gains, but charter schools are
New York Daily News / By Eva Moskowitz
Originally published: 8.4.2016
If you want to find real improvement, you need to look at schools whose scores increased more than the seven points that were almost certainly attributable to giving students unlimited time. There is a set of schools that meets that criteria: the city’s charter schools, where English proficiency increased by 14 percentage points, double the statewide average.