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At the Movies

Nancy Flanagan reports on a screening of "The Providence Effect" and a related panel discussion on charter schools. She comes away (in both cases) skeptical of the "campaign-style" bravado:

Charter World is an interesting place, with different beliefs, incentives and catch phrases than Public School World. It would be a shame to lose the opportunity to do something truly different with charter schools, relying instead on rhetorical flourishes and empty myths.
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