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Organizations

Center for Education Reform
Jeanne Allen
1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Suite 920
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 822-9000

Center for Policy Studies
Ted Kolderie
4330 Highway 7
St. Louis Park, Minn. 55416
(612) 929-6151

Center for School Change
Joe Nathan
Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
(612) 626-1834

Charter School Strategies Inc.
210 W. Grant St.
Suite 321
Minneapolis, Minn. 55403-2244
E-mail: CharterSSI@aol.com

Education Commission of the States
Alex Medlar
707 17th St.
Suite 2700
Denver, Colo. 80202-3427
(303) 299-3635

Educational Excellence Network of the Hudson Institute
Emily Feistritzer
223 N. Guadalupe St.
Suite 305
Santa Fe, N.M. 87501
(505) 989-4732

Institute for Policy Analysis and Research
819 Bancroft Way
Suite 100
Berkeley, Calif. 94710
(510) 843-8588

Institute for Public Policy and Management
Paul Hill
324 Parrington Hall
University of Washington
P.O. Box 353060
Seattle, Wash. 98195-3060
(206) 543-0190

Louisiana Education Policy Research Center
Louann A. Bierlein
Louisiana State University
111 Peabody
Baton Rouge, La. 70803
(504) 388-5006

Morrison Institute for Public Policy--Charter Schools
School of Public Affairs
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 874405
Tempe, Ariz. 85287
(602) 965-4525

Society for Advancing Educational Research
57 Allan Close
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada T4R 1A4
(403) 340-0406

On-Line Information

America Online--Charter Schools Forum
Frank Dooling
14308 10th Ave. S.
Tacoma, Wash. 98444-2070
E-mail: afcfrank@aol.com
(206) 539-3669

Reports

Becker, H., Nakagawa, K., & Corwin, R. (1995). Parent involvement contracts in California's charter schools: Strategy for educational improvement or method of exclusion? Los Alamitos, Calif.: SWRL Publications.

To order:
South West Regional Lab
4665 Lampson Ave.
Los Alamitos, Calif. 90720
$6.95
Payment method accepted: checks, purchase orders

Charter schools: New model for public schools provides opportunities and challenges. (1995). Washington, D.C.: U.S. GAO.

To order:
U.S. General Accounting Office
Room 1100
700 4th St. N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Free

Finn, C.E. Jr. & Ravitch, D. (1995). Education reform 1994-1995. Indianapolis, Ind.: Hudson Institute.

To order:
Hudson Institute
P.O. Box 26-919
Indianapolis, Ind. 46226
Free

Fitzgerald, J. (1995). Charter schools in Colorado. Denver: Colorado Children's Campaign.

To order:
Colorado Children's Campaign
225 E. 16th Ave.
Suite B300
Denver, Colo. 80203
Free

Greenawalt, C. (1995). Charter schools: A national innovation for Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pa.: Commonwealth Foundation.

To order:
Commonwealth Foundation
3544 N. Progress Ave.
Suite 101
Harrisburg, Pa. 17110
Free

Kolderie, T. (1995). Public services redesign project: A guide to charter activity. St. Paul, Minn.: Center for Policy Studies.

To order:
Center for Education Reform
1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Suite 920
Washington, D.C. 20036
$2

Medlar, A. & Nathan, J. (1995). A survey of approved charter schools. Denver: Center for School Change and the Education Commission of the States.

To order:
Education Commission of the States
Distribution Center
707 17th St.
Suite 2700
Denver, Colo. 80202-3427
$10
Payment method accepted: prepayment, purchase orders

Nathan, J. (1995). Charter public schools: A brief history and preliminary lessons. Denver: Center for School Change and the Education Commission of the States.

To order:
Center for School Change
234 Humphrey Center
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
$7
Payment method accepted: prepayment, purchase orders

The charter school idea: Breaking educational gridlock. (1995). Videotape and booklet. Red Deer, Alberta, Canada: Society for Advancing Educational Research.

To order:
Society for Advancing Educational Research
57 Allan Close
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada T4R 1A4
$19.95 for video and booklet; $6 for booklet alone
Payment method accepted: checks, credit cards

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