An analysis of 2011-12 MEAP results by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies concludes that black urban students perform better in charter schools than in traditional public schools in both math and reading. The analysis from the charter school association, which used data collected by the Michigan Department of Education, concluded the largest gaps were found in the MEAP reading scores â€” as high as 9.3 percentage points difference in eighth grade; with 43.6 percent proficient for black urban students in charter schools, compared to 34.3 percent proficient for black urban students in traditional public schools, said Buddy Moorehouse, spokesman for the stateâ€™s charter school association.
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