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Alaska’s Charter Schools

Alaska’s Charter Schools

Subtitle : Freedom and Accountability
Author : Gordon Castanza
ISBN No. : 9781888125573

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Book : Alaska’s Charter Schools

ISBN Number : 9781888125573
Book Name : Alaska’s Charter Schools (Freedom and Accountability)
Book Pages : 228
Book Size : 6 X 9
Book Weight : 0.84

The public cares so much about the education of its children that schooling frequently becomes a political issue as partisans propose means for improving schools and support them with appealing rationale. This has certainly been the case with the charter school movement Proponents have seen charter schools as a means to improve student achievement and make schools more accountable to the public. The charter school movement has swept across the country powered by the momentum of these appealing ideas, even without data demonstrating these much touted benefits. Gordon Castanza provides an analysis of the history of the charter school movement and of school accountability. His original research reveals the answer to the question, Are charter schools more accountable to the public than other schools?” Carolyn H. Chapman, Professor Emerita, U. of Nevada, Reno”

Author : Gordon Castanza

Gordon E. Castanza, Ed. D., a superintendent of schools, has been an Alaskan educator for more than 16 years. He grew up in Seattle, WA, and lived in Boston, MA for 22 years. He moved to Alaska in August 1976 to teach in Holy Cross. He ran the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1981 and 1984, and the Kusko 300 Sled Dog Race in 1982 and 1983. Dr. Castanza lives in Hydaburg, Alaska with his wife Jenny, and daughter Chergai.

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