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ERIC Number: EJ1126544
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1540-8000
Who Watches the Watchers? How States Evaluate Charter School Authorizers
Smith, Nelson
State Education Standard, v17 n1 p31-36 Jan 2017
Charter schools have thrust state boards of education into new roles. Some directly authorize charters, some do so only on appeal, and some do neither. This article examines a relatively recent addition to this task list: evaluation and oversight of charter authorizers, the entities charged with approving and monitoring charter schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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