Essays Tagged: "Charter school"

School vouchers

udents or opening their books to the public. The Plain Dealer reported in 1999 that controls on the charter schools accepting vouchers were so lax that five voucher schools had operated for years with ... t J., Swomley John M, The Case Against School Vouchers, Prometheus Books, September 1996Haag, Ron , Charter Schools, The Plain Dealer, 1

(3 pages) 190 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What are Charter Schools and why are they so unique?

What are Charter Schools and why are they so unique?Since their arrival on the national level in 1991, many p ... arrival on the national level in 1991, many papers, studies and analysis have been conducted on the charter school phenomenon: an educational innovation that has skyrocketed from the one school in 199 ... ted from the one school in 1992, to more than 2000 schools operating for the 2001-2002 school year. Charter schools typically have one particular mission; to comply with parent's proposals and demands ...

(3 pages) 100 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is about the effects of art on modern society and compares the rise of capitalism with the rise of individuality and creativity expressed in art

h was cancelled due to lack of funds. The administration has recently received money in the form of charter school reimbursements and the committee would like to see this money put towards project fai ... roject fair. These reimbursements are part of the effort to "defray the costs of losing students to charter schools."The charter schools in Worcester receive far more educational funding than other ar ...

(2 pages) 79 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Citizens charter

Section B Citizens' and customer chartersMany organisations are very reputable and go beyond their rights under law by offering a ran ... ave if you change your mind about something you have bought.Some organisations will advertise their charter, or customers service standards. This tells them what their rights are, how problems will be ... what their rights are, how problems will be dealt with and how to bring any complaints. The citizen charter was introduced by the government in 1991 to focus on consumer rights in areas such as health ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


at had become like a second home, and the people there like a second family. The environment was my school and the family was my group of friends - I had developed an unbreakable attachment to both. A ... ually wanted me to get into. So in their wisdom and much against my will, they decided to change my school.In small doses, change is great. But changing schools was out of the question all together. T ...

(2 pages) 81 2 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Public Vs. Alternative Education

erson who reads it.In an alternative educational setting, whether it be strictly home schooled or a charter school that gives students guidance as needed yet still allows students more freedom and fle ... r children because they believe that it would be more expensive than a public school. However, most charter schools offer a stipend either at the beginning of each semester or the beginning of each sc ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"whether students in private schools, using publicly funded vouchers or paying tuition, perform better than their peers in public schools."

engaged in competition for a period of time. The Milwaukee voucher program and Arizona and Michigan charter school system serves as the basis for this research. Hoxby also focused on similar criterion ... t and 1.4 percent increase, respectively. In both states, the improvements in public schools facing charter school competition in a given time period were more significant than improvements in public ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


ent accountability measures attendance policy assessment requirements performance standards Develop charter schools policy Consider sponsoring a charter school (alternative school?) Study the current ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Charter Schools

rned, "a rising tide of mediocrity [in our schools] threatens our very future as a nation."� Charter schools were birthed as an alternative to public schooling. The Charter School Movement is q ... ecoming what many are beginning to call the Civil Right's Movement of today.Our public statement on charter schools works to inform the greater community and help guide them in ways that can positivel ...

(11 pages) 108 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Has Resegregation Diminished the Impact of Brown?

that segregation occurs not only along racial and socioeconomic lines. Proposals for school choice, charter schools, and magnet schools often promote segregation in a variety of ways, targeting studen ...

(1 pages) 1424 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Charter School Funding

Charter School Funding "We simply do not have enough money for new books." The principal said "Our ... we simply do not have any means to help you. We can hardly have enough money for our own schools." Charter schools had their start in 1990s after being introduced to the world by Ray Budde in 1974 wi ... after being introduced to the world by Ray Budde in 1974 with hopes to change the education system. Charter schools are independent schools, funded using federal and state dollars, and are trying to p ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


Byers Career Management South Brunswick HS2.01: 2Are Public School Students Prepared for the "Real World?"By Grace ChenLearn about whether or not public school ... or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.With a seemingly intense focus ... onomic needs.With a seemingly intense focus on standardized tests and rote memorization, are public schools effectively preparing kids for the "real world" beyond high school boundaries? The answers m ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

barbie doll essay

y writing17 October 2014Should uniforms be required? Wearing uniform is a great idea for elementary school kids for public and private schools. Some parents want their children to wear uniform. Some c ... est for them.Wearing uniforms remove distractions of the distractions of the fashion competive from school hours. It encourages students to evaluate people by their behavior and personality rather tha ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Ignoring What Teachers Do In The Classrooms Is A Bad Thing: Teachers Can Be Bullies

gal cases are emerging and the public is being educated to prevent more casualties from bullying in schools across the country. As schools are working on developing programs to stop bullying among the ... by the fact that, more cases are surfacing across the country against teachers for bullying kids in school. This is a bad thing that has been going on, and it is a problem that needs to be addressed a ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Effect if Merit Pay on Student Acheivement: An Analysis of Programs and their Impact

this process has been effective. The students have generally been accessed at the beginning of the school year and then reassessed at the end of the school year in core subject areas. The academic da ... the teachers and their programs (Cowley, 11). The theory is based on the fact that lower-performing schools must purchase more resources to assist with "bridging the gap" of student achievement. The w ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues