Graduation Year

Spring 2013

Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts



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Andrew Busch

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By elucidating the distinct values of charter school advocates, this thesis will draw out unspoken assumptions about the nature of how charter schools function in America’s public school arena. Laying out the framework of three theories of charter school action will enable discussions on charter school policy to start from a shared point of understanding.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.