[Susan notes: Krashen downs two Wall Street Journal dodos with one stone.]
To the editor
Cuomo steps up for charters, (editorial, March 10) claims that New York charter school students outperform students in nearby traditional schools. But charters can often be very selective in who they admit, and can expel "problem" students. Were these factors included in the New York analysis? Despite their advantages, studies show that in general charter schools do not do as well as public schools.
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