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Document Number: 7342

“Alternative” Charter School Authorizers: Playing a Vital Role in the Charter Movement - Charter schools are present in forty states and the District of Columbia, and most operate with the knowledge that they will be closed if they are not meeting certain goals. But who is determining the goals, how are these decisions made, and who is making them? This study investigates the authorizers of charter schools and provides state-by-state comparisons about who and what these organizations are. (Louann Bierlein Palmer, Progressive Policy Institute, December 2006) ...

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