A new University of Arkansas report finds that public charter schools are more productive than traditional public schools in each of the more than 20 states studied, including North Carolina.

Titled “The Productivity of Public Charter Schools,” the report documents that students gained an average of 17 additional points in math and 16 points in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress for every $1,000 invested.

In this video clip, Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation director of research and education studies, calls the report good news for North Carolina charter school supporters.