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Charter Schools:
Hope or Hype?
Jack Buckley & Mark Schneider

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Figures ix
List of Tables xi
Acknowledgments xiii
CHAPTER 1: Introduction 1
CHAPTER 2: The Evolution of Charter-School Choice in the District of Columbia 22
CHAPTER 3: The Panel Study 44
CHAPTER 4: Are Charter-School Students Harder to Educate than Those in the Traditional Public Schools? 77
CHAPTER 5: Shopping for Schools on the Internet Using DCSchoolSearch.com 98
CHAPTER 6: What Do Parents Want from Schools? It Depends on How You Ask 115
CHAPTER 7: School Choice and the Importance of Parental Information 134
CHAPTER 8: How Do Parents Access and Process Information about Schools? 151
CHAPTER 9: Satisfaction with Schools 170
CHAPTER 10: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? Parental Satisfaction over Time 205
CHAPTER 11: Building Social Capital in the Nation's Capital: Can School Choice Build a Foundation for Cooperative Behavior? 220
CHAPTER 12: Do Charter Schools Promote Citizenship among Students? 245
CHAPTER 13: Charter Schools: Hype or Hope? 267
Notes 287
References 305
Index 335

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