ERIC Number: EJ726580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep-22
Reference Count: 1
Creating a Charter School to Meet Students', Teachers', and Parents' Needs
Massey, Claity P.; Szente, Judit; Stewart, Carol A.
Childhood Education, v82 n1 p37 Fall 2005
During the King Center Charter School's five years of existence, the school has evolved into a unique 21st century laboratory school, soliciting meaningful parental involvement to help close the achievement gap for the students. As indicated, students' academic achievement and social/ emotional competency have increased over the years. This article describes a real community effort and collaboration that resulted in a positive learning environment for children, teachers, and families in one of the most economically disadvantaged sections of the city of Buffalo. (Contains 10 online resources.)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Environment, Charter Schools, Partnerships in Education, Student Needs, Academic Achievement, Program Descriptions, College School Cooperation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York