Students raise their hands at the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School during a class in Dorchester, Massachusetts (REUTERS/Adam Hunger).
School Choice and School Performance in the New York City Public Schools - Will the Past be Prologue?
October 8, 2013,
School choice and school competition have expanded dramatically in the New York City public school system during Michael Bloomberg’s tenure as mayor. This report details the shift toward greater choice and competition in the system, illustrates improvements that were observed on important measures of student achievement, and examines the link between these two elements.