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Parents, teachers, and children : prospects for choice in American education

Author: James S Coleman; Institute for Contemporary Studies.
Publisher: San Francisco : Institute for Contemporary Studies, ©1977.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Coleman; Institute for Contemporary Studies.
ISBN: 0917616189 9780917616181
OCLC Number: 3261413
Description: x, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Choice in American education / James S. Coleman --
[1.] American education: past and present: Consensus and conflict in American education: historical perspectives / Marvin Lazerson --
Classroom collage: one perspective / John P. O'Dwyer --
Parent and community views: Why a Harlem Parents Union? / E. Babette Edwards ; Parochial schools: the "free choice" alternative / William C. McCready ; California: the Self-determination Act, 1968 / Robert Singleton --
Public education and American pluralism / Nathan Glazer --
American education and the economics of caring / Richard E. Wagner --
[2.] Opportunities for choice: A case for choice / John E. Coons, Stephen D. Sugarman --
The options market in education / William H. Cornog --
Choice in education and parent responsibility / Thomas Sowell --
Freedom of choice: "our commitment to integration" / Andrew M. Greeley --
Voucher plans and sectarian schools: the constitutional problem / R. Kent Greenawalt --
The politics of choice: a view from the bridge / Denis P. Doyle --
Conclusion: Social trust / Michael Novak --
Appendices: Choice and integration: a model statute / Stephen D. Sugarman, John E. Coons ; Amicus brief supporting court-ordered voluntary integration plan in Crawford v. Los Angeles Unified School District (1977).
Responsibility: James S. Coleman [and others].

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