(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)
So the Credo Michigan report includes the above conclusion. It’s on page 15.
It looks like Detroit charter school students learn a great deal more per year than the comparison group, which is the exact opposite conclusion that this slanted piece was trying to push by citing this particular study. In fact they called this study “gold standard” (which it isn’t) but then went on to entirely misrepresent the study’s conclusion.
Instead as Jay has ably detailed, the NYT reporter deftly avoided this meta conclusion while discussing the results of a single CMO operating in Detroit.
You would think that one of these days these Alinsky types are going to figure out just how easy it fact check them now that there is this thing called “the internet.”