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Investing in Charter Schools: A Guide for Donors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This guidebook offers donors the best ideas about the most effective ways they can support a high-quality charter school sector, both in their communities and across the country. It distills the best advice from pioneering donors in the field, while surveying the current landscape, most effective programs, and opportunities for charter school donors intent on scaling-with-excellence.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
The Burden of Excellence
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
From Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Charter schooling may be the most important social innovation of our age, and it is just beginning to boom. This book provides the facts, examples, cautionaries, inspiration, research, and practical experience that philanthropists will need as charter schooling shifts gears from promising experiment to mainstream movement bringing improved opportunity to millions of students.