Charter Schools

Charter Schools

Creating Hope and Opportunity for American Education

Book - 1999
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"[One of] the best books on schools and schooling to cross our editors' desks this year."

--The American School Board Journal, August 1997

Award-winning former public school educator Joe Nathan draws from nationwide surveys, research, and visits to dozens of charter schools to address key questions about charter schools. Who starts these schools? What kinds of students attAnd? Are charter schools using ideas and techniques from which other schools can learn? Are these schools actually helping students? Are charter schools making an impact on the larger educational system?

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive analysis of the pros and cons of an increasingly discussed solution to school problems explores their history and operation, showing how they differ from other educational suggestions such as vouchers and magnet schools. Reprint.

Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780787944544
Branch Call Number: 371.04 NAT
Characteristics: xxxiv, 254 p. ; 23 cm.


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