RHETORIC vs. REALITY: What We Know and What We Need to Know About Vouchers and Charter Schools explores the relative success of charter schools; it's one of The RAND Corporation's publications. The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit research organization providing objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the public and private sectors around the world. RAND’s publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors. The link in the box above will take you to the .pdf version of the book.