Keeping the Promise?

Keeping the Promise?

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Keeping the Promise? Examines one fo the most complex reforms in education: charter schools. This wide-ranging and though-provoking collection of essays examines the charter school movement's founding visions, on-the-ground realities, and untapped potential--within the context of an unswerving commitment ot democratic, equitable public schools. Essays include overviews from nationally known educators Ted Sizer and Linda Darling-Hammond, interviews with leaders of community-based charter schools, and analyses of how charters have developoed in cities such as New Orleans and Washington, D.C.... 2008; full text of the D.C. School Reform Act can be found on the Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS), ... and a€œLeaving Children Behind: The Underfunding of D.C. Public Schools Building Repair and Capital Budget Needs; a€ andanbsp;...

Title:Keeping the Promise?
Author:Bob Peterson
Publisher:Rethinking Schools - 2008-01-01


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