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ERIC Number: EJ540793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-7757
Charter Schools: A Viable Public School Choice Option?
Geske, Terry G.; And Others
Economics of Education Review, v16 n1 p15-23 Feb 1997
Overviews the charter-school phenomenon and these schools' basic design. Discusses the government's role in education and identifies various school-choice options. Explores overall autonomy via legislative provisions and examines empirical evidence on charter schools' innovative features, teacher and student characteristics, and parental contracts and involvement. Discusses concerns about autonomy and regulation, market accountability, and at-risk students. (22 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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