Charters, vouchers, and public education

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 eval...

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Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Peterson, Paul E., Campbell, David E., 1971-
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2001.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of 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 ... [et al.]
  • Part 3. School choice and public schools
  • Hints of the pick-axe / Frederick M. Hess
  • Can charter schools change traditional public schools? / Paul Teske ... [et al]
  • 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 ... [et al.]
  • Part 5. Reflections on the evidence
  • Reflections on the school choice debate / Paul Hill
  • What is to be done? / Diane Ravitch.