Charter Schools: Hope or Hype?

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INDEX
Page numbers printed in italics refer to tables or figures in the text.
Abernathy, Scott, 52, 57
academic values, 20, 103–4, 115, 273; email survey on, 123–26; search behavior and, 126–33; telephone survey on, 118– 23, 127–28, 133
accountability, 1, 4, 13, 15–17, 277–78; market- vs. performance-based, 38–40; parental standards of, 63, 65; teacher/administrator/parent relationships and, 226–27; in Washington, D.C. schools, 38–42
achievement, 13, 17–18, 271–73, 277–78; educability and, 77–81, 94–97; information quality on, 137–40; in market-based education, 7–8; test scores and, 11, 104, 120–22, 124–25, 128, 137–38. See also grading of schools
active citizenship, 251, 258. See also civic skills
Adams, John, 268
adaptive decision making, 153, 159
Adler, Paul, 228
administrators, school, 12; academic values and, 104, 120–22, 128; information disclosure and, 101–2; responsiveness of, 59–60, 62, 174. See also principals
advanced placement courses, 124–25
African American parents, 25, 53–54, 57–58, 69, 107, 119–20
African American students, 79–80
AFT. See American Federation of Teachers after school programs, 104, 120–22, 124, 128
age characteristics, 54–55, 58, 294n.10
Akerlof, George, 206
Allen, Jeanne, 40, 78
allocative efficiency, 3, 172
Alum Rock voucher studies, 101, 137
American Federation of Teachers (AFT), 78–79, 82, 94
Amrein, Audrey L., 18
AP (advanced placement) courses, 124–25
Arizona, 26–27, 148, 207, 267
Armor, David J., 118, 122–23, 148
Asian Americans, 107
Associates for Renewal in Education (ARE) Public Charter School, 40, 280
Astone, Nan Marie, 226
attrition/missing data, 21, 44–45, 53, 56– 57; in citizenship education analysis, 247, 255–58; in educability analysis, 90– 93; in information affect on choice analysis, 165; in information quality analysis, 295n.2 (ch. 7); in satisfaction analysis, 21, 177, 180, 199, 210, 212, 216, 218; in social capital analysis, 237
autonomy, school, 1, 4–6, 38–42, 253–54, 284
Ball, Deborah, 278
Barnard, Henry, 245
Batdorff, Meagan, 16–17, 28, 40
Bayesian statistical methods, 82
Beach, Lee Roy, 151–52, 154
behavioral decision theory, 20, 144–46, 151–56
Belfield, Clive R., 9, 11, 15
Benveniste, Luis, 226, 242, 298n.5
Berliner, David C., 18
Berry, Jeffrey, 226
Berry, John, 147
Bickers, Kenneth, 143
Bifulco, Robert, 277
Bloch, Peter, 141
Board of Education (Washington, D.C.), 4, 24, 27, 30–32, 40–42
boards of trustees, 29–30, 33
bounded rationality, 142, 151–52
Braatz, Jay, 271
Brady, Henry, 221–22, 251, 266
Bridge, Gary, 100, 136
Brown, Heath, 40
Bryk, Anthony, 89, 225, 226, 228, 242
Bulkley, Katrina, 278
Burns, Nancy, 228, 241
California, 227, 267
California Charter Academy, 17
Campbell, Andrea, 222
Campbell, David, 241, 252–53
Cane, Robert, 35, 285
Capital City Public Charter School, 281

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