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Charter School Equity MS Word - Charter schools are generally defined as independent public schools operating under contract with a state or local district, although this definition may vary from state to state. One of the primary concerns about charter schools is a possible "brain drain" effect on traditional public schools. To address concerns over the possible resegregation of public education this "brain drain" could cause, some states have incorporated civil law components as part of the statutes covering charter schools. (Education Commission of the States, 1999)...
Author: Felicia A. Pugh
Publication: Charter School Equity
Publisher: ECS


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