All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different?

All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different?

by Luis Benveniste, Martin Carnoy, Richard Rothstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415931975

ISBN-13: 9780415931977

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Private schools always provide a better education than public schools. Or do they? Inner-city private schools, most of which are Catholic, suffer from the same problems neighboring public schools have including large class sizes, unqualified teachers, outdated curricula, lack of parental involvement and stressful family and community circumstances. Straightforward and…  See more details below

Overview

Private schools always provide a better education than public schools. Or do they? Inner-city private schools, most of which are Catholic, suffer from the same problems neighboring public schools have including large class sizes, unqualified teachers, outdated curricula, lack of parental involvement and stressful family and community circumstances. Straightforward and authoritative, All Else Equal
challenges us to reconsider vital policy decisions and rethink the issues facing our current educational system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415931977
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1Recasting Public and Private Education in Postindustrial America1
2Are Private and Public Schools Organized Differently?48
3Student Achievement and Client Orientation in Public and Private Schools71
4The Organization of Schooling in Public and Private Schools125
5How Different Are Public Schools from Private?176
References193
Notes199
Index203

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