Charter Schools Linked to Higher Long Term Success

By Andrew Pillow

The study, Charter High Schools’ Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings, has found a relationship between attending charter schools and post school success.

According to the study, charter school students are more likely to graduate high school and also more likely to go to college. Thus these students tend to have higher lifetime earnings as well.

Read the full study as well as the methodology here.


Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.