The rise of charter schools is considered by some to be the salvation of the public schools system. Others believe that charter schools are simply a means to further divide students along socioeconomic and racial lines. We are pleased to present Cream Skimming in Texas: A Comparison of the Characteristics of Students Entering High-Profile Charter Schools in the Same Zip Code
This article was written by Dr. Ed Fuller, an Associate Professor in the Educational Leadership Program within the Education Policy Studies Department at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Fuller is also the Director of the Penn State Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis. Dr. Fuller has three degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and has studied education in Texas for over 20 years.