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Document Number: 7695

A Sum Greater Than the Parts: What States Can Teach Each Other About Charter Schooling - Charter schooling expands choices for students within the public system and provides more customized teaching and learning opportunities for teachers and students by allowing for greater variation in the kinds of schools that are available. At the same time, charter schools maintain core public education ideals, such as providing universal access for students and public oversight and accountability. This report summarizes states' experiences with charters, particularly the role of state charter school laws in shaping a the charter sector. (Sara Mead and Andrew Rottherham, Education Sector, September 2007)...

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