ERIC Number: EJ607955
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Charter Schools: Another Reform Failure or a Worthwhile Investment?
Good, Thomas L.; Braden, Jennifer S.
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n10 p745-50 Jun 2000
Explores problematic charter-school characteristics that must be changed to improve American education: lack of innovative practices and improved academic outcomes; disproportionate administrative costs; segregation of students by ethnicity, income level, and special needs; and deplorable physical learning environments. More competition, planning, and research are needed. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Administrative Organization, Charter Schools, Costs, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Research Needs, School Segregation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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