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Who chooses? who loses? : culture, institutions, and the unequal effects of school choice

Author: Bruce Fuller; Richard F Elmore; Gary Orfield
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©1996.
Series: Sociology of education series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Controversial claims are being debated about school choice and the application of market dynamics to education. But the polemics have out-paced hard evidence regarding who participates in school choice experiments and what effects are felt by parents, children, and schools. Who Chooses? Who Loses?: Culture Institutions, and the Unequal Effects of School Choice reports and analyzes the most recent data available on
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Fuller; Richard F Elmore; Gary Orfield
ISBN: 0807735388 9780807735381 080773537X 9780807735374
OCLC Number: 34077446
Notes: "This book stems from empirical papers presented at the Harvard School Choice and Family Seminar, which began at the School of Education in 1992"--Page ix.
Description: x, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Policy-making in the dark : illuminating the school choice debate / Bruce Fuller, Richard F. Elmore, Gary Orfield --
African-American students' view of school choice / Amy Stuart Wells --
Public school choice in San Antonio : who chooses and with what effects? / Valerie Martinez, Kenneth Godwin, Frank R. Kemerer --
Equity and choice in Detroit / Valerie E. Lee, Robert G. Croninger, Julia B. Smith --
The local dynamics of choice : ethnic preferences and institutional responses / Jeffrey R. Henig --
Who benefits from the Milwaukee choice program? / John F. Witte --
Public and private schools overseas : contrasts in organization and effectiveness / Marlaine Lockheed, Emmanuel Jimenez --
After 15 years : magnet schools in urban education / Rolf K. Blank, Roger E. Levine, Lauri Steel --
Lessons from the largest school voucher program : two decades of experience with Pell Grants / Thomas J. Kane --
Empirical research on educational choice : what are the implications for policy-makers? / Richard F. Elmore, Bruce Fuller.
Series Title: Sociology of education series (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Fuller and Richard F. Elmore with Gary Orfield ; foreword by Carol H. Weiss.

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