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What Are Charter Schools? An Introduction to the Concept and the Statutes
December, 1995
Marc Dean Millot

This article provides details about the charter school concept: its relationship to other well-known proposals for school reform, the essential characteristics of a charter school, and the approaches taken by states to implement the charter concept.

High Schools with Character
August, 1990
Paul Hill, Gail E. Foster, Tamar Gendler

This paper analyzes big-city high schools: how they function and how the education of the low-income minority youth in these high schools can be improved.