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Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What's at Stake?

Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What's at Stake? (Paperback)

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This book will reset the discourse on charter schooling by systematically exploring the gap between the promise and the performance of charter schools. The authors do not defend the public school system, which for decades has failed primarily poor children of color. Instead, they use empirical evidence to determine whether charter schooling offers an authentic alternative for these children. In concise chapters, they address a series of important questions related to the recent ascent of charter schools and the radical restructuring of public education. This essential introduction includes a detailed history of the charter movement, an analysis of the politics and economics driving the movement, documentation of actual student outcomes, and alternative images of transforming public education to serve all children.

EducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationNon-teaching & support staffEducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationSchool governors & school boardsEducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationSchools inspectionEducationEducation TheorySchools Publisher: Teachers' College Press Publication Date: 16/12/2011 ISBN-13: 9780807752852  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 15/12/2017.  

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