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Stephen Downes

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Once you get past the two authors gushing with praise for each other this is actually an interesting and in-depth discussion of the 30-year old history of charter schools. It's an innovation that has frankly not lived up to the promises that were made, especially with regard to student success, and which in many ways was co-opted to serve other agendas, but which offered room for innovation and exploration - albeit at the cost of damaging the public school system by draining resources and expertise from it.

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