Taking Account of Charter Schools: What's Happened and What's Next?

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Katrina E. Bulkley, Priscilla Wohlstetter
Teachers College Press, 2004 - Education - 223 pages
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Featuring contributions from today's top scholars in the field of charter school research, this comprehensive volume offers a set of new empirical studies that explore the impact these schools have on teachers, students, educational practices, and school governance. The authors grapple with the effects and challenges of charter school autonomy across a range of areas, from student achievement to special education, staffing patterns to classroom practices, and innovation to equity.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Impact of Charter Schools on Teachers
9
The Impact of Charter Schools on Educational Practices
51
The Impact of Charter Schools on Governence
91
The Impact of Charter Schools on Students
159
Constructs Measures and Statistical Properties
185
Rating System Used in Tables 61 and 62
189
References
191
About the Contributors
209
Index
213
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Katrina E. Bulkley is an Assistant Professor of Educational Policy at Rutgers University. Priscilla Wohlstetter is the Diane and MacDonald Becket Professor in Educational Governance at the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education.

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