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School Choice Report, Episode 22

In the latest School Choice Report, Commonwealth Foundation Distinguished Sr. Fellow David Hardy interviews Dr. James Woodworth, Research Fellow with the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO). They delve into CREDO’s studies on charter schools, highlighting their evolution from negative growth in 2009 to significant positive growth in 2023. 

Dr. Woodworth emphasizes the importance of learning from successful charter schools and implementing their strategies in traditional public schools. David and Dr. Woodworth then explore the aftermath of the pandemic on education, discussing challenges in addressing learning loss and the limitations of simply extending the school year.

It’s an informative, research driven episode that will educate everyone who listens.