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Civic Education and Charter Schools: Current Knowledge and Future Research

Author(s): Naomi Chudowsky, Victor Chudowsky, Nancy Kober, Nanami Yoshioka, and Jennifer McMurrer
Published: February 6, 2013

At the request of the Spencer Foundation, CEP analyzed data and background variables from the 2010 NAEP civic assessment to learn how the performance of charter school students compared to traditional public school students.   The study also reviewed other research on charter school students and civic education. The full report and a summary are available.

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Report (PDF format, 553 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=ChudowskyChudowskyKoberYoshiokaMcMurrer%5FReport%5FChartersCivics%5F020513%2Epdf
Summary (PDF format, 318 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=ChudowskyChudowskyKoberYoshiokaMcMurrer%5FSummary%5FChartersCivics%5F020513%2Epdf
Maria Ferguson's Blog Post (PDF format, 96.3 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Ferguson%5FBlog%5FChartersCivics%5F020613%2Epdf


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