Inside Charter Schools

Inside Charter Schools

The Paradox of Radical Decentralization

eBook - 2000
Rate this:
Deepening disaffection with conventional public schools has inspired flight to private schools, home schooling and new alternatives, such as charter schools. Barely a decade old, the charter school movement has attracted a colourful band of supporters, from presidential candidates, to ethnic activists, to the religious Right. At present there are about 1,700 charter schools, with total enrollment estimated to reach one million early in the century. Yet, until now, little has been known about the inner workings of these small, inventive schools that rely on public money but are largely independent of local school boards.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2000.
ISBN: 067400325X
9780674008236
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 285 p.)
Additional Contributors: Fuller, Bruce
ebrary, Inc

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KCLibrary

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top