Square Pegs: Charter Authorizers in Non-Charter Agencies


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In a 1985 Newsweek interview, Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs described the team that created the Macintosh as a group of people going in essence back to the garage, but in a large company. Nearly 20 years later, this early example of intrepreneurship might describe the efforts of charter authorizers toiling within state agencies, school districts, and other large organizations, working from within to help reinvent the very business in which those agencies are engaged.

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    Topics: Charter Schools, Authorizers

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    Tool for: Charter Schools

    Beneficiary: Charter Schools