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Charters, vouchers, and public education

Author: Paul E Peterson; David E Campbell
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together the most current empirical research on two important innovations reshaping American education today -- voucher programs and charter schools. Contributors include many of the foremost analysts in education policy. Of specific significance is cutting-edge research that evaluates the impact of vouchers on academic performance in the New York City, Washington, D.C., and Dayton, Ohio, school  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul E Peterson; David E Campbell
ISBN: 081577026X 9780815770268 0815770278 9780815770275
OCLC Number: 47623752
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes biblographical references and index.
Description: vi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: a new direction in public education? / Paul E. Peterson, David E. Campbell --
Part 1. Charter schools --
Charter schools: taking stock / Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, and Gregg Vanourek --
School choice in Michigan / Michael Mintrom and David N. Plank --
Lessons from New Zealand / Edward B. Fiske and Helen F. Ladd --
Part 2. School vouchers --
Hidden research consensus for school choice / Jay P. Greene --
Going private / Terry M. Moe --
School choice and American constitutionalism / Joseph P. Viteritti --
Effects of school vouchers on student test scores / William G. Howell [and others] --
Part 3. School choice and public schools --
Hints of the pick-axe / Frederick M. Hess --
Can charter schools change traditional public schools? / Paul Teske [and others] --
Responding to competition / Frederick M. Hess, Robert Maranto, and Scott Milliman --
Part 4. School choice and civic education --
Making democratic education work / David E. Campbell --
Private schooling and political tolerance / Patrick J. Wolf [and others] --
Part 5. Reflections on the evidence --
Reflections on the school choice debate / Paul Hill --
What is to be done? / Diane Ravitch.
Responsibility: Paul E. Peterson, David E. Campbell, editors.
Local System Bib Number:
u186945

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This volume brings together the most current empirical research on two important innovations reshaping American education today-voucher programs and charter schools.  Read more...
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"This is a serious and worthy addition to the existing literature." --M. Engel, Westfield State College, Choice, 9/1/2002 "This book is a must-read for anyone involved in public education because it Read more...

 
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