ERIC Number: EJ650267
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Student Gains in a Privately Managed Network of Charter Schools Using Direct Instruction.
Cross, Richard W.; Rebarber, Theodor; Wilson, Steven F.
Journal of Direct Instruction, v2 n1 p3-21 Win 2002
Provides results of an evaluation of a private education management company, Advantage Schools, which opened and operated public charter schools. Outlines Advantage's four-part approach, in which students learn at an accelerated rate. Suggests that this approach may offer an effective and replicable approach to urban schooling. (PM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acceleration (Education), Charter Schools, Elementary Education, Extended School Year, Positive Reinforcement, Program Effectiveness, Urban Schools
The Association for Direct Instruction, PO Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440. Web Site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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