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View Resource On Thin Ice: How Advocates and Opponents Could Misread the Public's Views on Vouchers and Charter Schools

Public Agenda Online (see the February 26, 1999 Scout Report) has posted the most comprehensive survey data on Americans's opinions about the ongoing debate over public funding of private schools. On Thin Ice presents six key findings with data drawn from focus groups, mail, and telephone surveys. Among the findings are the conclusion that few Americans are currently familiar with the fundamental...

https://www.publicagenda.org/specials/vouchers/voucherhome.h...
View Resource Challenge and Opportunity: The Impact of Charter Schools on Districts

The US Department of Education recently released two reports which find that charter schools "are helping public schools and districts to improve." The first report is the largest review to date of the impact of charter schools on school systems and is based on interviews and visits to 49 school districts in five states. It finds that districts are changing their services and operations in...

https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/choice/district_impact.pdf
View Resource A Study of Charter School Accountability

The US Department of Education recently released two reports which find that charter schools "are helping public schools and districts to improve." The second report is the "first extensive, nationwide study of charter school accountability," based on a two-year study of 150 charter schools. In brief, it finds that external accountability promotes internal accountability and better working...

https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/choice/pcsp-year1/edlite-c...