As the New York State Education Department released the 2017 ELA and math assessment results for grades 3-8, the SUNY Charter Schools Institute is celebrating the accomplishments of the charter schools they authorize. Notably, charter schools authorized by SUNY saw a 6% increase in proficiency in ELA and a 4% increase in proficiency in mathematics. This is compared to a statewide increase of 1.9% and 1.1%, respectively. When compared to their local school districts, over 82% of SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed their local district in ELA and over 87% outperformed their local district in math.
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