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A Smarter Charter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education

Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter
Format
Book
Published
New York : Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780807755792, 0807755796, 9780807755808, 080775580X, 9780807773253 (ebook)
Contents
  • [Part] 1. The dramatic evolution of the charter school idea. The original vision behind charter schools
  • Reaction to Shanker's charter school idea
  • The development of a more conservative vision of charter schools
  • Shanker's reaction to the changing vision of charter schools
  • Conclusion
  • [Part] 2. Reduced teacher voice. Teacher unions and student achievement
  • A hostile atmosphere
  • Negative consequences of reduced teacher voice
  • [Part] 3. Increased student segregation. Economic and racial segregation in charter schools
  • Segregation by design for marginalized groups
  • "Creaming" and facilitating white flight
  • The harmful effects of segregation
  • [Part] 4. The disappointing results in many charter schools. National studies
  • Studies of individual cities
  • Studies of individual charter management organizations
  • [Part] 5. Charter schools that empower teachers. Achieving voice through a union
  • Alternative structures for teacher voice
  • Student outcomes
  • [Part] 6. Charter schools that integrate students. Enrolling a diverse student body
  • Serving a diverse student body
  • [Part] 7. Charter schools that combine teacher voice and student diversity. Modeling democracy: City Neighbors Charter School
  • Teaching 21st-century skills: High Tech High
  • Moving forward: Morris Jeff Community School
  • [Part] 8. Expanding the charter school models. Encouraging teacher voice in charter schools
  • Encouraging student diversity in charter schools
  • Building philanthropic support for charter schools with student diversity and teacher voice
  • Sharing lessons with other schools
  • The future of teacher voice and student diversity in charter schools
  • Appendix: profiles of charter schools featured in chapters 5-7.
Description
x, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-219) and index.
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