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Charter schools grade highest

Hub's traditional, pilot systems lag; Findings surprise state's specialists

Aliyah Marsh and Derek Welcome prepared for their eighth-grade reading class at the Roxbury Preparatory Charter School. Aliyah Marsh and Derek Welcome prepared for their eighth-grade reading class at the Roxbury Preparatory Charter School. (Globe Staff Photo / Michele McDonald)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / January 6, 2009

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A new study indicates that Boston charter schools significantly outperform the city's traditional schools, but raises new questions about the city's experimental pilot schools, which in many cases posted "ambiguous" or "disconcerting" results. (Full article: 1066 words)

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