Chris Maher is interim superintendent for Rhode Island. Was president at Mass Insight. Involved with Friendship Public Charter Schools in DC.
http://www.friendshipschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=211308&type=d

http://www.friendshipschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=205376&type=d&pREC_ID=449149

The graphs show that they are about the same as neighboring schools.
"Compared to the median schools in the wards we serve, all of our campuses equal or exceed scores in math. Four out of our six campuses also equal or exceed the median school in their wards in reading."
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