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Charter schools against the odds

Author: Paul T Hill; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Education Next Books, ©2006.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 549.
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The expert contributors to this volume tell how state laws and policies have stacked the deck against charter schools by limiting the number of charter schools allowed in a state, forbidding for-profit firms from holding charters, forcing them to pay rent out of operating funds, and other ways. They explain how these policies can be amended to level the playing field and give charter schoolsand the children they  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul T Hill; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
ISBN: 0817947612 9780817947613 0817946020 9780817946029 0817947620 9780817947620
OCLC Number: 64897556
Notes: "An assessment by the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 Education."
Description: 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Paul T. Hill --
The supply of charter schools / Caroline M. Hoxby --
Charter school funding / Eric Osberg --
School choice in Milwaukee fifteen years later / Paul E. Peterson with Nathan Torinus and Brad Smith --
Authorizing : the missing link / Chester E. Finn and Paul T. Hill --
Should charter schools be a cottage industry? / John E. Chubb --
Chartering and innovating / Chester E. Finn, Jr. --
Realizing chartering's full potential / Paul T. Hill.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 549.
Responsibility: edited by Paul T. Hill ; contributions by John E. Chubb [and others].
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The expert contributors to this volume tell how state laws and policies have stacked the deck against charter schools. They explain how these policies can be amended to level the playing field and  Read more...

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