charter-school love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the schools established in Ireland by a society chartered in 1733 to provide a Protestant education for the Roman Catholic poor.

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Examples

  • At an incendiary public hearing at P.S. 194, zoned - and charter-school parents roared each other down, neighbor against neighbor.

    The Saint (and Scourge) of Schools «

  • While charter-school lotteries may be blind, they are hardly random; by definition, their entrants are self-selected.

    The Saint (and Scourge) of Schools «

  • Bellwether calculated what Aspire's financial standing would be if it operated in 23 other states which, with California, account for 90% of America's charter-school population.

    Starving Charters

  • In Connecticut, the education reform debate has so far been cordial, but Mr. Malloy's charter-school proposal is likely to draw fire from teachers unions, charter school advocates and legislators.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • In a recent interview at the Capitol here, Mr. Malloy declined to address the specifics of his charter-school proposal.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • And, for the first time since the state's charter-school law was passed in 1996, Mr. Malloy's plan would provide incentives for local school districts to launch charter schools of their own.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • "If we could get state funding on par with traditional school districts, I certainly envisage more charter-school operators coming into the state," said Andy Boas, board chair at Achievement First Bridgeport Academy.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • The charter-school proposal is part of a larger education package he plans to unveil during his State of the State address Wednesday, which will likely include changes to teacher evaluations, tenure and early childhood education.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • By raw numbers, Mr. Malloy's proposal doesn't measure up to charter-school initiatives in other states.

    Connecticut Set to Boost Charter Funds

  • Loud complainers aside, the mayor said, the "real silent majority are the people really yearning for educational options for their kids," which he said is evidenced by the tens of thousands of children on charter-school waiting lists.

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