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Description - Charter Schools by J. Powers

This book begins with the claims of policymakers and explores charter schools at each stage of the policymaking process, from legislation to implementation. Powers carefully and thoroughly examines how features of schools' policy contexts shape the ways that charter school reform unfolds at schools, providing a nuanced portrait of the schools participating in this much discussed and little understood reform movement. While policymakers are often prone to making sweeping claims about the efficacy of charter schools, in practice charter school reform is much more complex. By drawing on an extensive and compelling range of data, Powers assesses the validity of policymakers claims.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230606272
ISBN-10: 023060627X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 243
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J. Powers

Jeanne M. Powers is Assistant Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Arizona State University.

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