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Choice and competition in American education

Author: Paul E Peterson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.
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Examines the promise and pitfalls of many of the most controversial forms of school choice as well as the introduction of greater competition into the recruitment and compensation of teachers and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul E Peterson
ISBN: 0742545806 9780742545809 0742545814 9780742545816
OCLC Number: 60697112
Description: vii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the use of market incentives in education / Paul E. Peterson --
The private can be public / John E. Chubb --
The costs of privatization / Henry M. Levin --
Regulations do more harm than good / Frederick M. Hess --
In defense of regulation / Mary E. Diez --
We need new types of administrators / Frederick M. Hess --
New leaders : will public schools hire them? / Alexander Russo --
Fringe benefits : AFT and NEA teacher salary surveys / Michael Podgursky --
Low pay, low quality / Peter Temin --
The case for merit pay / Lewis C. Solmon --
Wage compression and the decline in teacher quality / Caroline M. Hoxby & Andrew Leigh --
A union by any other name / Terry M. Moe --
Reform unionism is here / Charles Taylor Kerchner --
Charter schools : mom and pops or corporate design / Bryan C. Hassel --
Charter-school politics / Bruno V. Manno --
A school built for Horace : tales from a start-up charter school / Nancy Faust Sizer & Theodore R. Sizer --
The impact of vouchers on student performance / William G. Howell [and others] --
Do vouchers and charters push public schools to improve? / Caroline M. Hoxby --
School choice and social cohesion / David E. Campbell --
How vouchers came to D.C. / Spencer S. Hsu --
Contracting out : the story behind Philadelphia's Edison contract / Jay Mathews --
Home schooling : the nation's fastest-growing education sector / Christopher W. Hammons --
School choice in No Child Left Behind / William G. Howell --
Selling supplemental services / Siobhan Gorman.
Responsibility: edited by Paul E. Peterson.
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