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The wrong statistics . . . and why the right ones matter in the Delaware education debate

Lots of sound and fury both from choice/charter supporters and detractors over the past few weeks in the Delaware blogosphere...Lots of people raising interesting personal, ideologically based theories on both sides...And an astounding absence of real data on important questions.Here's one of the things we really need to know, in order to resolve the charter school/school choice controversy:Has choice and charter created harm?Harm would be hereby defined as a reduction in the educational outcomes of those students within the traditional public school system who have not had access to charter schools or have not been able to/chosen to utilize choice to find a more preferred school.
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