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The Resource Expect miracles : charter schools and the politics of hope and despair, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Kristina Berger

Expect miracles : charter schools and the politics of hope and despair, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Kristina Berger

Label
Expect miracles : charter schools and the politics of hope and despair
Title
Expect miracles
Title remainder
charter schools and the politics of hope and despair
Statement of responsibility
Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Kristina Berger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cookson, Peter W
Dewey number
371.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1470
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
LB2806.36
LC item number
.C68 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berger, Kristina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Charter schools
Label
Expect miracles : charter schools and the politics of hope and despair, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Kristina Berger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: faith versus reason in educational reform. Charter schools: created in the image of their founders. The charter school promise. The politics of hope and despair -- The landscape of charter schools. The educational and social context of the charter school movement. How charter schools work. Turning dreams into reality: building a charter school. The many faces of charter schools: six states, six scenarios. Projections versus actuals: have charter schools fulfilled the promise. Conclusion -- The social and political geology of charter schools -- Postscript: the goodness of America--an education for democracy. Curriculum as stewardship. The goodness of America
Control code
ocm49283703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 195 pages
Isbn
9780813366319
Lccn
2002003716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49283703
  • (Sirsi) a734716
Label
Expect miracles : charter schools and the politics of hope and despair, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Kristina Berger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: faith versus reason in educational reform. Charter schools: created in the image of their founders. The charter school promise. The politics of hope and despair -- The landscape of charter schools. The educational and social context of the charter school movement. How charter schools work. Turning dreams into reality: building a charter school. The many faces of charter schools: six states, six scenarios. Projections versus actuals: have charter schools fulfilled the promise. Conclusion -- The social and political geology of charter schools -- Postscript: the goodness of America--an education for democracy. Curriculum as stewardship. The goodness of America
Control code
ocm49283703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 195 pages
Isbn
9780813366319
Lccn
2002003716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49283703
  • (Sirsi) a734716

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