Massachusetts Study Finds That New Charters Boost Spending at Nearby District Schools — and Change How They Spend It”

Seventy Four; November 19, 2018

SEII’s Camille Terrier and Matthew Ridley found that Massachusetts school dis­tricts that expe­ri­enced char­ter expan­sions also expe­ri­enced tem­po­rary increas­es in per-pupil fund­ing among tra­di­tion­al schools and shift­ed more dol­lars towards instruc­tion­al spend­ing and salaries.