California’s Legislative Analyst office just released a report written by RAND evaluating charter schools. Charter schools were cost-effectiveÃ¢â?¬â??achieving academic results similar to those of traditional public schools even though they obtain less state and federal categorical funding. View the report in html or pdf.
Adrian Moore, Ph.D., is vice president of policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. Moore leads Reason's policy implementation efforts and conducts his own research on topics such as privatization, government and regulatory reform, air quality, transportation and urban growth, prisons and utilities.