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Redefining Urban and Suburban America : Evidence from Census 2000

Author: Tom Loveless; Julian R Betts
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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"Analyzes the potential costs and benefits of school choice and discusses policy mechanisms that would maximize its benefits while mitigating its social costs, specifically in terms of racial and religious issues and the promotion of civic values"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Redefining Urban and Suburban America.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005027078
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Loveless; Julian R Betts
ISBN: 9780815708858 0815708858
OCLC Number: 1008560630
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 255 pages : )
Contents: School choice, equity, and efficiency --
Julian R. Betts and Tom Loveless --
The economic theory of school choice / Julian R. Betts --
Understanding how families choose schools / Laura Hamilton and Kacey Guin --
The supply side of school choice / Julian R. Betts, Dan Goldhaber, and Larry Rosenstock --
How school choice affects student achievement / Frederick M. Hess and Tom Loveless --
How school choice affects students who do not choose / Dan Toldhaber, Kacey Guin, Jeffrey R. Henig, Frederick M. Hess, and Janet A. Weiss --
School choice and integration / Brian Gill --
Charter schools and integration : the experience in Michigan / Karen E. Ross --
Understanding the political conflict over school choice / Jeffrey R. Henig --
School choice and civic values --
Patrick J. Wolf.
Responsibility: Julian R. Betts and Tom Loveless, editors.

Abstract:

"Analyzes the potential costs and benefits of school choice and discusses policy mechanisms that would maximize its benefits while mitigating its social costs, specifically in terms of racial and religious issues and the promotion of civic values"--Provided by publisher.

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