TITLE

Parents, others urged to step to the plate on charter schools

AUTHOR(S)
Burton, Terri
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/7/95, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) and Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (APEL) by sponsoring a conference devoted to educating school boards and others about the charter school concept. Definition of charter school; Far-reaching effect of charter schools; Funding of charter schools by Minimum Foundation Program.
ACCESSION #
9509292843

 

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