Charter schools

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Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2012].
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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This addition to the popular Opposing Viewpoints series discusses the topic of charter schools. Through the use of carefully selected articles, pulled from a variety of sources, this text addresses whether charter schools are good alternatives to public s; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780737754421 (hardcover), 0737754427 (hardcover), 9780737754438 (pbk.), 0737754435 (pbk.)


Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-230) and index.
Presents a collection of essays examining charter schools, including their strengths and weaknesses, pros and cons, and what can be done to improve them.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Haerens, M., & Zott, L. M. 1. (2012). Charter schools. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Haerens, Margaret and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. 2012. Charter Schools. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Haerens, Margaret and Lynn M. 1969- Zott, Charter Schools. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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Haerens, Margaret., and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. Charter Schools. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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