THE RELATIVE EFFICIENCY OF CHARTER SCHOOLS
Kathy J. Hayes and
Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2009, vol. 80, issue 1, 67-87
ABSTRACT**: This analysis compares the technical efficiency of charter school primary and secondary campuses with that of comparable campuses in traditional Texas school districts. Charter schools are hybrids—publicly funded, but not required to meet all the state regulations releant for traditional schools. Student performance is measured using value added on standardized tests in reading and mathematics, and efficiency is measured using the input distance function. The analysis suggests that at least in Texas, charter schools are substantially more efficient than traditional public schools.
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (11) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:bla:annpce:v:80:y:2009:i:1:p:67-87
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.blackwell ... bs.asp?ref=1370-4788
Access Statistics for this article
Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics is currently edited by Marco Marini
More articles in Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics from Wiley Blackwell
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Wiley Content Delivery ().