Links to Useful Information

About Charter Schools

 

 

Selected Books and Studies Cited in Hard Lessons

 

The RAND study of charter schools and vouchers, “Rhetoric vs. Reality: What We Know and What We Need to Know About Vouchers and Charter Schools”

http://rand.org/publications/MR/MR1118/

 

The fourth-year federal study of charter schools, by RPP International:

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/charter4thyear/

 

Information on All Together Now, the excellent book on economic integration of schools by Richard D. Kahlenberg:

http://www.brook.edu/dybdocroot/press/books/all_together_now.htm

 

Information on The One Best System, by David Tyack, and Tinkering Toward Utopia, by David Tyack and Larry Cuban

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/TYAONX.html

 

Federal study, “Charter Schools and Students with Disabilities”

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/chartdisab/enroll.html

 

Katrina Bulkley and Jennifer Fisler’s “Review of the Research on Charter Schools”

http://www.cpre.org/Publications/WP-01.pdf

 

 

Charter School Organizations and Resources

 

Education Week site on charter schools

http://www.edweek.org/context/topics/issuespage.cfm?id=42

 

The Doyle Report information on charters

http://www.thedoylereport.com/resources/IssueResources/Charter

 

U.S. Charter Schools

http://www.uscharterschools.org/pub/uscs_docs/home.htm

 

California Network of Educational Charters

http://www.canec.org/

 

Education Commission of the States “Charter School Roadmap”

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/Roadmap/

 

Charter Schools Development Center (California)

http://www.csus.edu/ier/charter/charter.html

 

 

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