Charter Schools: Creating Hope and Opportunity for American Education

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Preface to the Paperback Edition

1. H. Abdullah, “Rights Hero Seeks to Open School in Detroit,” New York Times, June 30, 1997, p. A12.

2. R. Hernandez, “Pressure Grows for Schools Led by the Parents,” New York Times, Feb. 28, 1998, p. Al.

3. G. Vanourek, B. V. Manno, C. E. Finn, Jr., and L. A. Bierlein, Charter Schools in Action, Final Report, Part 1 (Washington: Hudson Institute, June 1997).

4. Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement, Min- nesota Charter Schools Evaluation, Interim Report (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Dec. 1996).

5. S. Cheung, M. E. Murphy, and J. Nathan, “Making a Difference?” Charter Schools, Evaluation and Student Performance (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute Center for School Change, Mar. 1998).

6. K. Matheson, presentation at the Idaho School Superintendents Association, Boise, Feb. 21, 1998.

7. John Gardner, conversation with the author, June 16, 1998.

8. E. Rofes, “How Are School Districts Responding to Charter Laws and Charter Schools?” (Berkeley, Graduate School of Education Policy Analysis for California Education [PACE], n.d).

9. Deborah Meier and Paul Schwarz, personal correspondence, Sept. 3, 1998.

10. S. Cheung, M. E. Murphy, and J. Nathan, “Making a Difference?” Char- ter Schools, Evaluation and Student Performance (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute Center for School Change, Mar. 1998).

11. P. Wohlstetter, and N. C. Griffin, “First Lessons: Charter Schools as Learning Communities” (Pittsburgh: Consortium for Policy Research in Education, RB-22, Sept. 1997).

12. C. Mandala, “How Level a Playing Field? The Search for Equity in Charter School Funding” (Minneapolis: Humphrey Institute Center for School Change, July 1998).

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