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Charter Schools and Their Enemies

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers’ unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

The black-white educational achievement gap — so much discussed for so many years — has already been closed by black students attending New York City’s charter schools. This might be expected to be welcome news. But it has been very unwelcome news in traditional public schools whose students are transferring to charter schools. A backlash against charter schools has been led by teachers unions, politicians and others — not only in New York but across the country. If those attacks succeed, the biggest losers will be minority youngsters for whom a quality education is their biggest chance for a better life.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Business & Economics / Economics / Macroeconomics

On Sale: July 14th 2020

Price: $18.99 / $23.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 288

ISBN-13: 9781541675148

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"A methodologically rigorous, closely argued, data-driven case for charter schools...Thomas Sowell is a national treasure in a nation that does not entirely deserve him."—National Review
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