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  • The Complications Of The Charter School Movement And Counter-Movement

    The social movement phenomenon has long been examined. Scholars have articulated different theories in attempt to try to explain social movements by answering questions the key questions: How? What? Why? I will attempt to do the same. The what in my case is the contemporary on going debate of the Charter School Movement and counter-movement. The why is clear, in that both movements’ goals are to provide opportunities for a quality education. The how question however, is a lot less clear. But through careful examination, I will argue that both the pro-charter school movement and the anti-charter school movement employ rights language advance their own interests. To illustrate this, I will apply the ideas from scholars Hunt and Gramsci, who…

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  • Reasons For Charter Schools

    Within charter schools there is a plethora of reasons why parents rather send there children to charter schools than public schools. Parents believe there children will get a better education in being in a charter school because they have more money, so their will be high tech resources the students can learn from. On the other hand, as for public school they are not very wealthy and might not provide higher tech equipment for the students to learn from. Furthermore, in Philadelphia there are…

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  • Privatization Of Charter Schools

    public school system. Many schools were left empty and teachers found themselves unemployed. Ten years after the destruction of the infamous hurricane, schools are performing better than ever. With the relocation of the occupants of New Orleans, the cleansing of faculty in schools, and the changing-of-hands of school owners, New Orleans has surpassed the expectations from ten years prior. Katrina was responsible for billions of dollars of physical damage, which made most of the city…

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  • Charter Schools Essay

    public school system (Lessons in Education).…

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  • Differences Between Charter And Public Schools

    Charters are independent to choose their own methods of teaching thus boosting performance. Due to this most if not all provide a specialized curriculum. Such benefits are not available to public schools. As stated by Eskenazi, Stuart (July 22, 1999) their curriculum is set by the government and is to be followed strictly (pg. 2). Performance is valued in both charter and public but emphasized more in the former. Lack of good performances keeps the community away from hence enrolment numbers…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Charter School

    Charter schools are run by private organizations or corporations and they are run by the government so they do not have to follow NCLB. The quote goes, “Cyber-charters, which offered online instructions to students at home, were receiving full payment for each student and amassing multimillion-dollar reserves” (Ravitch 134); Charter schools is an investment, a way for big corporations to make money; they get millions of dollars for funding yet they can only be a cyber school. The quote states,…

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  • The Challenges Of Charter Schools

    parents dealt with was deciding on which schools to send their kids to. The choices parents had was charter schools or public schools. For parents making sure that their children attend to a good school was one of the most important decision to make. A school that their child can thrive, fits into the environment comfortably, and that can receive a great education. A school where teachers are highly experienced and qualified to teach their children was important in making the decisions. Some…

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  • Charter School Reflection

    am learning about education throughout my experience in college. When you think you know how schools are ran, you learn new information that makes you do a 360. I feel as if I am always keeping up with current events so I know what is ongoing throughout education in America. There is so much that is happening behind closed doors that the public has no clue about until it is presented in a documentary or by a “conspiracy theorist". I am appalled at what I learned from this documentary.…

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  • Charter Schools: Nontraditional Public Schools

    Charter schools are becoming a greater debate as they continue to grow all over America. Charter schools are a nontraditional public schools that are funded with public money and have been freed from district regulations and some state laws in exchange for greater accountability to achieve performance results set forth in the charter (Spellings 1). Charter schools are just like any other school but just with a different name. Charter schools are a waste of money and are not helping better…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Charter School Teachers

    When the entirety of charter schools is compared to the entirety of traditional public schools, teachers of charter schools are actually less educated, experienced and content with their careers. According to researchers at Public Agenda, during the 2011-2012 school year: 48 percent of traditional public school teachers had master 's degrees, whereas 37 percent of charter school teachers had master 's degrees. On average, charter school teachers had nine years of teaching experience, whereas…

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