Red Bank schools improve as tensions simmer over charter

November 16, 2016

“I don’t know that Red Bank Charter is doing anything particularly better than the district,” said Julia Sass Rubin, a professor at Rutgers University who has studied Red Bank schools and advocates for district schools. “The district is much more impoverished, but scores were better in middle school than the charter school.”

On New Jersey’s 2016 PARCC exams, Red Bank Borough Public Schools outperformed the charter school in fourth-grade math, eighth-grade English and Algebra, and was even with the charter in fourth-grade English. It was the second consecutive year the borough schools surpassed the charter at multiple grade levels, November 16

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