Charter schools: The Justin Bieber of education reform

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February 20, 2011
The Christian Science Monitor
by Sam Gill  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"President Obama released his 2012 budget proposal earlier this week to a fanfare of predictable criticism from the right and a few cries from the left. ... Within education spending, the popular charter school movement wound up as a slight loser. ... The unfortunate reality is that charter schools are the latest example of 'silver bullet' solutions that burst onto the scene each generation, promising a swift end to endemic problems in education before ultimately coming up short." (02/18/11)  


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