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Vouchers within Reason : a Child-Centered Approach to Education Reform

Author: James G Dwyer
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2018] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Observing the storm of recent debates around school vouchers, James G. Dwyer concludes that the welfare of children has been routinely subordinated to the interests and supposed rights of various groups of adults-parents, teachers, taxpayers, and advocates for ideological causes. Dwyer argues that a truly child-centered approach to education reform would yield dramatically different conclusions regarding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2001002973
(OCoLC)46974988
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James G Dwyer
ISBN: 9781501723841 1501723847
OCLC Number: 1083580037
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Vouchers and Adult-Centered Legal Reasoning --
2. Education Reform and Adult-Centered Political Theory --
3. A Utilitarian Assessment of Vouchers --
4. A Moral Rights-Based Assessment --
5. Making Sense of Antiestablishment Principles --
6. The Equal Protection Strategy for Compelling Aid to Religious Schools --
7. An Introduction to the Real World --
8. A Moral Assessment of Existing Voucher Programs --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Index
Responsibility: James G. Dwyer.
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Observing the storm of recent debates around school vouchers, James G. Dwyer concludes that the welfare of children has been routinely subordinated to the interests and supposed rights of various  Read more...

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"Dwyer's analysis is extremely thoughtful and his conclusions powerful.... He makes the case that when the interests of all children are put first, 'state funding of religious and other private Read more...

 
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