Ohio charter schools in the state’s “Big 8″ urban districts perform about the same as other public schools in those districts — at about three-fourths of the cost. (The view varies by district: You can use our sortable table of district and charter school performance to see how each area measures up.) Thirteen years in, [...]
October 19, 2011
The performance of charter schools in the state’s largest urban districts ranges: In Cleveland, significantly more charter school students are on-grade level than their traditional public school counterparts, but charter schools spend about $4,000 less per student. In Akron, the traditional public school students are way ahead, but at a cost of about $3,000 more per student.