[Susan notes: Three Cheers!!! What a great ending. Sadly true. How can we, with any conscience, cheer public schools outperforming charters on test prep?]
To the editor
NEVER BEING a fan of charter schools, particularly those of the for-profit variety, I suppose I should cheer yet another study showing that they perform worse on tests than traditional public school (Page A3, Aug. 23). And yet, for the same reason that judging schools solely on test results makes for bad educational policy in mainstream schools, it also hurts the charters.
John V. Callahan
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