Charters, Vouchers, and Public Education

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November 2001



This volume brings together the most current empirical research on two important innovations reshaping American education today-voucher programs and charter schools. Contributors include the foremost analysts in education policy.


>Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, Massachusetts, USA, the director of PEPG, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, California, USA. He is author or editor of numerous books, including The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools , with William G. Howell (Brookings, 2004 and 2006). He is coeditor (with Martin West) of No Child Left Behind? The Practice and Politics of School Accountability (Brookings, 2003). David E. Campbell is the John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Political Science and a research fellow with the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. He is the author of Why We Vote: How Schools and Communities Shape Our Civic Life (Princeton University Press, 2006) and a coauthor or coeditor of The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools (Brookings, revised 2006), Democracy at Risk (Brookings, 2005), and Charters, Vouchers, and Public Education (Brookings, 2001).


"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 presents a road map of the tactics, views, and plans of school choice advocates. Both public and private school principals will find the book especially interesting." --Thad Hall, The Century Foundation, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP Bulletin), 6/1/2002
EAN: 9780815770275
ISBN: 0815770278
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 322 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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