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Divided we fail : coming together through public school choice

Author: Duncan D Chaplin; Century Foundation Task Force on the Common School.
Publisher: New York : Century Foundation Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most of the education reform community has sought ways to make "separate but equal" schooling work better, but is this really the best course for our students? This report recommends improving schools by promoting economic and racial integration through public school choice.
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Century Foundation Task Force on the Common School.
Divided we fail.
New York : Century Foundation Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606934789
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan D Chaplin; Century Foundation Task Force on the Common School.
ISBN: 0870784765 9780870784767
OCLC Number: 50323124
Description: xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Richard C. Leone --
Members of the task force --
Executive summary --
Report of the task force --
Additional comments of Lowell Weicker --
Additional comments of John Degnan --
Additional comments of James Ryan --
Background papers --
Trends in school segregation / by David Rusk --
Estimating the impact of economic integration of schools on racial integration / by Duncan Chaplin --
La crosse : one school district's drive to create socioeconomic balance / by Richard Mial --
Wake County schools : a question of balance / by Todd Silberman --
Controlled choice in Cambridge, Massachusetts / by Edward B. Fiske --
St. Louis : desegregation and school choice in the land of Dred Scott / by William H. Freivogel.
Responsibility: the report of the Century Foundation Task Force on the Common School ; with background papers by Duncan Chaplin [and others].

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