Charter School Primer (Peter Lang Primer)

Charter School Primer (Peter Lang Primer)

Charter School Primer (Peter Lang Primer)

The Charter School Primer presents an overview of public charter schools in the United States. The book discusses what charter schools are; the history of public charter school choice in the United States; the role of teachers, parents, boards, and unions in the charter school movement; and gives examples of innovations in education made possible under charter school legislation.

About the Author
Anne Marie Tryjankowski, Ed.D., is Assistant Professor of Graduate Education and Leadership at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, where she serves as Coordinator of the Institute for Transformational Leadership in Education. Dr. Tryjankowski’s teaching and research activities are focused on urban education and social justice, including the role of faith-based initiatives in community revitalization, leadership preparation, teacher leadership, school choice models, and appropriate uses of assessment.

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