Behind the Headline: Detroit Plan Makes Big Charter School Bet

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Detroit Plan Makes Big Charter School Bet
The Wall Street Journal | 03/14/11

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Wave of the Future
Education Next | Winter 2008

In a bid to prevent massive school closings, Detroit will consider converting nearly a third of its district-run schools into charter schools. In an article that appeared in the Spring 2008 issue of Ed Next, Andy Smarick urged charter school advocates to embrace a strategy of large-scale replacement of failing district schools with charter schools.

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