This is a national study, which includes states that have just much more recently passed charter
school laws and typically in those states, you get more of a concentration of charters
in urban, underserved communities, so it takes a couple of years to get the students they're serving back on track,'' Larson said.
schools (and choice programs) empower parents--not school boards--with the freedom to select the best school for their child.
Early on in the national charter
conversation, public faculty unions successfully opposed the proliferation of charter
college and university proposals based on prognostications of academic quality erosion, the creation of academic sweatshops, and the dire consequences of operating under the radar of public accountability.
By participating in a charter
school initiative, we Humanists can accomplish three very important objectives:
Steven Johnson of Luxury Yacht Group, which specializes in yachts longer than 100 feet, attributes the rise in charter
to an increased supply of yachts and the aging, affluent population who demand luxury afloat.
For the first time, the 2003 results include charter
school fourth graders after a May 2002 resolution by the National Assessment Governing Board.
Snell once helped sell the Twin Ridges Elementary School District on the Waldorf charter
, but now she's battling in court to stop the flow of tax dollars to the Waldorf charters
The Earth Charter
is one of UNESCO's major efforts, but far from its only concern.
Too many states--instead of promptly replacing hapless schools with better ones--are slowing the whole charter
enterprise and putting bureaucrats in charge of it.
After presenting what he thought was an even-handed account of the strengths and weaknesses of the charter
school movement, Fuller found speakers for rival factions gleefully uniting to skin him alive.
The milestone underscores the growth Charter
has been experiencing with its triple-play bundle of services: Charter
Digital[TM] Video, Charter
High-Speed[TM] and Charter
By 2014, the charter
schools association expects that 10 percent of the students - more than 600,000 - in California will be attending the independent public schools.
We address this question here by examining the link between the establishment of charter
schools in North Carolina and average student proficiency rates at the traditional public schools most affected by the new source of competition.
Originally designed to swap autonomy for accountability, charter
schools were an experiment in deregulation.
While there is no definitive answer, what is certain is that charter
schools help answer a demand of the No Child Left Behind Act.