Schneider, Jack
February 2013
Education Week;2/27/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p32
The author presents his thoughts on growing public support for charter schools in the U.S. despite research indicating little difference in their academic achievement records compared to public schools. He states that advocates for charter schools have unfairly questioned the effectiveness of public school teachers while also arguing that opponents to charter schools should be less dismissive. In addition, he suggests that urban school districts rebrand their schools as charters.


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