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Charter Schools

Berends, M., Penaloza, R.V., Cannata, M., & Goldring, E.B. (2019). Innovation in charter schools: An exploratory analysis. In Berends, M., Waddington, R.J., & Schnoenig, J. (Eds.), School choice at the crossroads: Research perspectives (pp. 92-108). New York: Routledge.

Cannata, M., Thombre, Z., & Thomas, G. (2017). The First Principal: Perspectives on Founding a Charter School. In Bickmore, D. & Gawlik, M. (Eds.) The Charter School Principal: Nuanced Descriptions of Leadership (pp. 9-28). Lanham, MD: Rowan and Littlefield.

Cannata, M., Thomas, G., & Thombre, Z. (2014). Starting Strong: Best Practices in Starting a Charter School. State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia.   [link]

Cannata, M., (2012). “Teacher qualifications and work environments across school types.” In Miron, G., Welner, K.G., Hinchey, P.H., and Molnar, A. (Eds.) School Choice: Evidence and Recommendations (pp. 125-146). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Cannata, M. & Penaloza, R. (2012). Who Are Charter School Teachers? Comparing Teacher Characteristics, Job Choices, and Job Preferences. Education Policy Analysis Archives 20(29). [link]

Cannata, M. & Engel, M.  (2012). Does charter status determine preferences? Comparing the hiring preferences of charter and traditional public school principals.  Education Finance and Policy 7(4):455-488. [link]

Preston, C., Goldring, E., Berends, M., & Cannata, M. (2012). School innovation in district context: Comparing traditional public schools and charter schools. Economics of Education Review 31(2): 318-330. [link]

Berends, M. Cannata, M., & Goldring, E. B. (2011). School Choice and School Improvement. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Cannata, M. (2011). Charter schools and the teacher job search in Michigan. Journal of School Choice 5(1): 1-23. [Version of Record]    [Accepted Manuscript]

Cannata, M. (2011). “Does charter school competition impact principal behavior?” In Berends, M., Cannata, M., & Goldring E. B. (Eds.) School Choice and School Improvement (pp. 177-192). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Cannata, M., (2007). Teacher community in elementary charter schools. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 15 (11). [link]

Burian-Fitzgerald, M., Luekens, M. T., & Strizek, G. A. (2004). “Less red tape or more green teachers: Charter school autonomy and teacher qualifications.” In Bulkley, K. and Wohlstetter, P. (Eds.) Taking account of charter schools: What’s happened and what’s next. (pp. 11-31). New York: Teachers College Press.