The New York Times reports that a government-financed study has found that in terms of math performance, students of public high schools score as well as or even better than their private-school counterparts. The study compared fourth- and eighth-grade math scores of over 340,000 students in 13,000 public, private and charter schools. The 2003 survey assessed 10 times more students than any previous test… (Note: This site requires free registration)