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Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Worth the Wait [NOOK Book]

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Paul T. Hill examines the real-world factors that can complicate, delay, and in some instances interfere with the positive cause-and-effect relationships identified by the theories behind school choice. He explains why schools of choice haven't yet achieved a broader appeal and suggests more realistic expectations about timing and a more complete understanding of what must be done to make choice work.
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Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Worth the Wait

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Overview

Paul T. Hill examines the real-world factors that can complicate, delay, and in some instances interfere with the positive cause-and-effect relationships identified by the theories behind school choice. He explains why schools of choice haven't yet achieved a broader appeal and suggests more realistic expectations about timing and a more complete understanding of what must be done to make choice work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817910136
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 152
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Paul T. Hill is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education. He is the John and Marguerite Corbally Professor and director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington-Bothell.
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Table of Contents


 

Preface
1. Introduction
2. The Slow but Steady Progress of Pro-Choice Politics
3. Too Little Money Moves with Students
4. Quality New Schools Are Rare, Hard to Start
5. Instructional Innovation Is Slow
6. Influence on the Educational Labor Force Is Slight
7. Bad Schools Don’t Always Close
8. Choice Can Move More Rapidly
About the Author
About the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education
Index

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