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Document Number: 2275

An Evaluation of the Michigan Charter School Initiative: Performance, Accountability and Impact - In this study of Michigan's charter schools, the authors conclude that, after nearly five years of operation, (1) the state's charter schools are producing few and limited innovations; (2) few schools are implementing comprehensive accountability plans; and (3) the extensive involvement of education management organizations is creating new "pseudo" school districts in which decision are made from great distances rather than at the school level. (Jerry Horn and Gary Miron, Western Michigan University, 2000)...

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