3 edition of Taking Account of Charter Schools found in the catalog.
November 2003 by Teachers College Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||Paul T. Hill (Foreword), Katrina E. Bulkley (Editor), Priscilla Wohlstetter (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools reproduce inequality in public education. By linking charter schools to broader social issues and political economic factors, such as neoliberalism, race, and class, The Charter School Solution presents a more complete and nuanced assessment of charter schools in the context Author: Tara L. Affolter, Jamel K. Donnor. Public charter schools were created by the state of Texas in to have the flexibility to adapt to the educational needs of individual students and encourage more innovation in education. Because they are public schools, charter schools are open to all children, do . A charter school is a public school in the sense that they are funded with public monies just like other public schools; however, they are not held to some of the same laws, regulations, and guidelines as regular public schools. They are deregulated from many of the requirements that traditional public schools face. In exchange, they produce certain : Derrick Meador. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded seven Charter School Exemplary Collaboration grants totaling more than $ million to support collaboration between public charter schools, traditional public schools and school districts. Funds will be used to deepen the collaborations and share lessons learned with the education field.
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Finally. Research on charter schools that goes beyond politics and beyond standardized test scores. This book is full of important information about charter schools: their teachers, long-term student outcomes, lotteries, and more.
It shows the complexity of charter schools Price: $ Taking Account of Charter Schools: What's Happened and What's Next. (Critical Issues in Educational Leadership) Hardcover – November 1, by Katrina E. Bulkley (Editor), Priscilla Wohlstetter (Editor), Paul T. Hill (Foreword) & out of 5 stars 1 rating.
See all 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Taking account of charter schools: what's happened and what's next?. [Katrina E Bulkley; Priscilla Wohlstetter;] -- 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.
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 Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (ix, pages). Contents: Less red tape or more green teachers: charter school autonomy and teacher qualifications / Marisa Burian-Fitzgerald, Michael T.
Luekens, and Taking Account of Charter Schools book A. Strizek --Professional opportunities for teachers: a view from inside charter schools / Christopher Nelson and Gary Miron.
Using an exceptionally rigorous research approach, the authors investigate charter schools in Washington, D.C., carefully examining school data going back more than a decade, interpreting scores of interviews with parents, students, and teachers, and meticulously measuring how charter schools perform compared to traditional public schools.
Some charter schools have a higher percentage of minority or economically disadvantaged students than traditional public schools and some specialize in a particular academic area.
Charter schools are usually small, mainly urban, and vary significantly from state to state. In a March 5,letter titled, "Financial Reporting for Charter Schools," the California Department of Education (CDE) informed districts, counties, and charter schools it was continuing to implement the requirements of Assembly Bill (AB)ChapterStatutes ofregarding charter school financial reporting.
The Taking Account of Charter Schools book history of charter schools shows why this is: Progressive reformers are stuck fighting against the tide in a campaign that has, from the start, looked at public institutions, labor, and government with a wary eye.
The real origin story of charters isn’t about unions gone astray or progressivism betrayed by reformers. Charter Schools.
Contact Information. Jennifer Marshall: Ashley Engle () () Hot Topics. Overview. Corrective Action Plan (CAP) - Repeat Findings. Internal Control Standards. Uniform Compliance Guidelines. State Examiner Directives. Manuals. * how to take account of the growing pains of new charter schools * how to conduct charter admissions lotteries so they produce a true randomly selected control group, and * how legislators and other key actors (e.g., foundations) use information about charter school performance and what that implies for presentation of results.
The charter school movement has roots in a number of other education reform ideas, from alternative schools, to site-based management, magnet schools, public school choice, privatization, and.
A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located. It is independent in the sense that it operates according to the basic principle of autonomy for accountability, that it is freed from the rules but accountable for results.
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2 charter schools and accountability This book is the result of the first national-scale study of charter school accountability.
It explores charter school accountability both in theoryFile Size: 53KB. Read "Taking Measure of Charter Schools Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools" by June Ahn available from Rakuten Kobo.
Charter schools offer something that public school systems, parents, and teachers need: a way to experiment with alterna Brand: R&L Education. These six schools account for the bulk of charter high school enrollment in Boston today.
A total of 3, applicants sought a seat at these charter schools from through Applicants in our sample tend to have higher baseline test scores than the traditional Boston Public School population, are more likely to be black, and are less.
Charter Schools in Surprise Political Fight as Trump and Democrats Turn Away. Public charter schools, long protected as a bipartisan way to expand school choice, are suddenly in a political battle. The charter schools they have championed and have been enriched by have not resulted in promised improvements, but instead have drained much-needed funds from struggling public : Melanie Mccabe.
Hillsborough's stance on charter schools gets complicated as they take in more students and this group could account for roughly a quarter of the district's charter students when school. Charter school advocates and adversaries here are taking a close look at the decision.
Charter schools began here intwo decades before. Arizonans for Charter School Accountability, Glendale, Arizona. K likes. ACSA is dedicated to exposing the waste and corruption in Arizona's largely unregulated charter schools and increase public 5/5(9).
Wohlstetter, P. & Chau, D. Does autonomy matter. Implementing research-based practices in charter and other public schools. In K. Bulkley & P. Wohlstetter (Eds.), Taking account of charter schools: What’s happened and what’s next.
New York, NY: Teachers College Press. The Charter School Movement In this e-book on the charter school movement’s first 25 years, Education Week details charter schools’ impact on: public education, school choice initiatives.
Inunder Fortune’s leadership, the organization launched a network of K public charter schools in Sacramento and San Bernardino counties with the mission to close the African American achievement gap. The network currently includes seven public charter schools with a combined enrollment of more than 1, students.
Some charter schools are solely schools for students of a certain ethnicity which creates schools that lack diversity. It is wise for the St. Paul school district to take the time to study the. Charter schools are overrated for the reasons that we said, that they're not living up to their publicly-established goals.
But they're -- they are achieving two other key outcomes. One is that they're accelerating re-segregation by race and ethnicity, by economic class, by special education status, by ability, by English-language status.
Recipient of the Award for Best Book given by the Districts in Research and Reform Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association Bulkley, K.E. & Wohlstetter, P. (Eds.).
Taking account of charter schools: What's happened and what's next. New York: Teachers College Press. Edited Journal Issues Bulkley, K.E. Charter schools in the United States are primary or secondary education institutions that do not charge fees to pupils who take state-mandated exams.
These charter schools are subject to fewer rules, regulations, and statutes than traditional state schools, but receive less public funding than public schools, typically a fixed amount per are both non-profit and for-profit charter. Charter schools are a kind of public school that receives a special charter, or written rules, from a state government.
A charter is a document, or series of documents, that gives rights to a Author: VOA Learning English. The Obama administration has long supported charter school startups like TEAM Academy, but it now invests much more — $3 billion in all — into a very different : Greg Toppo, USA TODAY.
Currently 44 states (+D.C.) have passed charter school laws, and over charter schools nationwide are serving over 3 million students. 1 As of the school year, New York City has charter schools, servingstudents - that is 10% of the city’s population of primary-school students.
The book is available for purchase from Rowman & Littlefield Education. Charter schools offer something that public school systems, parents, and teachers need: a way to experiment with alternative ways of teaching, motivating students, organizing schools, using technology, and employing teachers.
Charter schools are just as morally wrong as any public school because they are public schools. They support the concept of compulsory education laws. To account for the potential effects of demographic differences among charter and district schools, we compared charter schools’ performance to that of district schools in the same region with similar student demographics (percentages of minority students and students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch).
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This pattern persisted after taking into account how differences in parents’ educational attainment were related to the assessment scores. So, by and large, nationally charter schools have not lived up to their promise of superior student outcomes. The national networks that Whitmire writes about are exceptions to the rule.
And the charter school model has achieved various levels of success. Over the past 25 years, the number of charter schools in the U.S. has skyrocketed, forcing more competition and faster improvement among existing public and private schools.
As ofthere are almost 7, charter schools serving 3 million students. And sincecharter. Just What IS A Charter School, Anyway?: NPR Ed The Trump administration has indicated that charter schools are a major part of its education agenda. Many Americans, though, aren't sure how they work.“Pennsylvania’s charter law exempts or lowers the standards for charter schools from a host of regulations and responsibilities that every other public school must follow,” she says.
“Because charter schools are funded by the district — and our district is severely underfunded based on need — this means that charter schools end up.How do charter schools work? Charter schools are public schools operating under an independent contract or “charter” with an authorizing agency—typically a non-profit organization, government agency or university.
The charter provides the school with operational autonomy to pursue specific educational objectives regarding curriculum, staff, and budget.