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Author Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944- author
Title Charter schools at the crossroads : predicaments, paradoxes, possibilities / Chester E. Finn, Jr., Bruno V. Manno, Brandon L. Wright
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2016]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  LB2806.36 .F56 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020550968
Descript x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note This is a book by several charter school advocates taking stock of the past, present, and future of the charter movement.-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-268) and index
Part I. Looking back: The origins of chartering -- What's happened since -- Part II. How's it going?: Mixed achievement: down and up with scores and methods -- Charter schools in action: solid and sketchy examples -- What chartering hath wrought: notable developments -- Part III. Today's charter dilemmas: Pros and cons of districts and markets -- Authorizing, governance, and leadership -- Funding, philanthropy, and the profit motive -- In the balance: freedom and regulation -- Political tussles with friend and foe -- Part IV. Toward the future: More and better charters for the kids who need them most -- The larger promise of chartering -- Toward better schools and stronger markets -- Chartering and public education
Subject Charter schools -- United States
Privatization in education -- United States
Alt Author Manno, Bruno V., author
Wright, Brandon L., author
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