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Taking measure of charter schools : better assessments, better policymaking, better schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

New frontiers in education, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.230 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2806.36 .T37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8572480

Keywords:

Charter schools--United States--Evaluation

Abstract:

Contents: Through a glass darkly: an introduction to issues in measuring the quality of charter schools / by Julian R. Betts and Paul T. Hill -- Madness in the method?: a critical analysis of popular methods of estimating the effect of charter schools on student achievement / by Julian R. Betts, Y. Emily Tang, and Andrew C. Zau -- Expanding what counts when evaluating charter school effectiveness / by Laura S. Hamilton and Brian M. Stecher -- The effect of attending charter schools on achievement, educational attainment, and behavioral outcomes: a review / by Julian R. Betts -- The selection of students into charter schools: a critical issue for research and policy / by Julian R. Betts -- Admission lotteries in charter schools / by Patrick J. McEwan and Robert B. Olsen -- Charter school maturation as a factor in performance assessment and accountability / by Paul T. Hill and Lydia Rainey -- What do we know about teachers in charter schools? / by Dominic J. Brewer and June Ahn -- The state of state charter school research / by Robin J. Lake and Larry Angel -- Would better research lead to better schools? / by Jeffrey R. Henig -- Conclusions about charter school policy and research / by Julian R. Betts and Paul T. Hill.