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Document Number: 7301

Charter High Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap - Closing the achievement gap between low-income, minority, and special needs students and their peers is a high priority for the nationís schools. This study examines eight charter secondary schools that are having success toward that end. It looks at similarities between the schools and details their expectations such as a rigorous curriculum, college prep, personal accountability and mastery of subjects. (WestEd, U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement, October 2006) ...

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Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
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