The teachers are younger than district teachers, but not right out of college.
They typically have six years of experience, less than district teachers.
Their salaries are comparable to those of public school teachers.
They mostly have smaller classes than those in the district schools.
The students are less likely to include ELLs and special-ed than the district schools.
The charters do not have the same kids as the district schools.
The test scores vary.
Bottom line: These schools do NOT prove that money and poverty don’t matter.