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Improving school accountability : check-ups or choice

Author: Timothy J Gronberg; Dennis W Jansen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, ©2006.
Series: Advances in applied microeconomics, v. 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together ten papers by outstanding researchers who tackle important economic issues surrounding school accountability reforms. The existing state of K-12 public education in the United States is perceived as unacceptable by a large number and wide variety of critics. How to improve upon this state is the subject of much disagreement. The public discussion is heated, and even the academic debate is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Improving school accountability.
Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, ©2006
(OCoLC)70230180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Gronberg; Dennis W Jansen
ISBN: 9780080475738 0080475736 1849504466 9781849504461
OCLC Number: 166141441
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Editors' Introduction; Tinkering Toward Accolades: School Gaming under a Performance Accountability System; Accountability, Ability and Disability: Gaming the System?; Do Good High Schools Produce Good College Students? Early Evidence from New York City; Efficiency and Performance in Texas Public Schools; An Examination of Student Achievement in Michigan Charter Schools; Does School Choice Increase School Quality? Evidence from North Carolina Charter Schools.
Series Title: Advances in applied microeconomics, v. 14.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy J. Gronberg, Dennis W. Jansen.

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Brings together ten papers by researchers who tackle economic issues surrounding school accountability reforms. The papers in this volume employ relevant microeconomic analysis and econometric  Read more...

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