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Charter schools and accountability in public education

Author: Paul T Hill; Robin J Lake; Mary Beth Celio
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Charter schools are not fundamentally different from public magnet and specialty schools, yet their systems of accountability are unique - and controversial. Unlike public schools, charter schools enter into performance agreements with local school boards or other state agencies. If their students do not learn, the schools can be denied further public funds. In return for entering these performance agreements,
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul T Hill; Robin J Lake; Mary Beth Celio
ISBN: 0815702663 9780815702665 0815702671 9780815702672
OCLC Number: 49531328
Description: xi, 125 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Charter schools and accountability --
Charter laws and politics --
Internal accountability --
Authorizing agencies --
Accountability to others --
Recommendations --
Learning from charter school accountability.
Responsibility: Paul T. Hill and Robin J. Lake with Mary Beth Celio.

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Charter schools are among the most debated and least understood phenomena in American education today. At the heart of these matters is a contested question of accountability.  Read more...

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