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Investing in Charter Schools: A Guide for Donors
By Philanthropy Roundtable
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Laura Vanderkam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Cecil Lytle
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction
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
The "People Power" Education Superbook Book 15. Grade School Address Guide (Websites for Most American Schools)
By Tony Kelbrat
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 44,760. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
This book lists most American public school addresses and websites. It also covers charter schools, private schools, religious schools and other options like native schools and some alternative schools but there is a separate book in this series for that.
From Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
By Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction
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.