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Charter schools in eight states effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition

Ron W Zimmer

c2009

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  • Title:
    Charter schools in eight states effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
  • Author: Ron W Zimmer
  • Description: Cover; Preface; Contents; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; CHAPTER TWO: Students Transferring to Charter Schools; CHAPTER THREE: Student Achievement in Charter Schools; CHAPTER FOUR: Educational Attainment Effects of Charter High Schools; CHAPTER FIVE: Competitive Effects of Charter Schools on Student Achievement in Traditional Public Schools; CHAPTER SIX: Implications for Policy and Research; APPENDIX A: Data; APPENDIX B: Chapter Three Regression Results; APPENDIX C: Supporting Data; APPENDIX D: Chapter Five Regression Results; Bibliography
    Charter schools now exist in 40 states, but the best charter-school studies to date have focused on individual states. This book examines charter schools in eight states with varied policy contexts. It assesses the characteristics of charter schools' students, their effectiveness in raising student achievement and promoting graduation and college entry, and their competitive effects on student achievement in traditional public schools.
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND
  • Format: 1 online resource (162 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-08166-7;ISBN 9786612081668;ISBN 0-8330-4711-6
  • Subjects: Charter schools -- United States -- States -- Case studies; Privatization in education -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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