TheStreet: Why Charter Schools Don't Mean Much for Your Child's Earning Power

By SIMON CONSTABLE Is getting your kids out of public school worth the hassle or the expense?

In many cases, no, if you expect the move to boost their future earnings, according to two recent studies. What does make a difference is whether your kids graduate high school.

So maybe save the dollars and/or the headache for worrying about major moves in the S&P 500 and the exchange-traded fund that tracks it, the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) .

Charter schools, which are publicly funded, but operate independently of some regulations, providing no earnings boost for either boys or girls later in life, the first of the studies found. Read more here.