Critical Union Report About Charter Schools Raises Ire of Advocates

Blair, Julie
August 2002
Education Week;8/7/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p14
Focuses on the indignation of charter-school advocates over an American Federation of Teachers (AFT) report that condemns a majority of such schools in the U.S. Report's refutation of the much-touted ability of charter schools to boost student achievement, empower teachers or serve as models for innovation; Advocates' criticism of the AFT for its alleged bias against the charter concept and use of outdated and skewed data.


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