ERIC Number: EJ620860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A School Built for Horace.
Sizer, Nancy Faust; Sizer, Theodore
Education Matters, v1 n1 p26-33 Spr 2001
Examines the development of a charter secondary school that features a personal learning contract between the student, school, and family, with students promoted irrespective of age by public presentation of portfolios and exhibitions. Describes the effort required to start the school, dilemmas in planning, challenges in providing appropriate staff, development of a distinct school culture, and current challenges. (SM)
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Institutional Autonomy, Nontraditional Education, School Culture, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts