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|Description:||xiii, 270 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Charter schools : redefining a social contract? --
The "prehistory" of charter schools --
Pioneering change : the experiences of three Colorado charter schools --
Politics versus the best of intentions : a case study of a school-university collaboration --
Beating the odds in the inner city : Wesley Elementary becomes a charter school --
Understanding the complexities of success in the making of a new setting : case study of the University of Houston Charter School of Technology --
Behind the rhetoric : the agony, the ecstasy of being first --
Building a theoretical framework : commonalities and contrasts --
Beyond economics and politics : charter schools as mediating institutions.
|Series Title:||Topics in educational leadership.|