School Choice Policies and Outcomes: Empirical and Philosophical Perspectives

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Overview

Perhaps no school reform has generated as much interest and controversy in recent years as the proposal to have parents select their children's schools. The contributors to this volume not only provide a clear assessment of the logic and evidence supporting the different sides of the debate but also unmask the assumptions about the relationship between markets, government, and educational achievement. Their message is that neither markets nor government alone will guarantee freedom, equality, achievement, or community. If choice is to improve education and advance equality, then educational policy cannot be placed on automatic and left to the "free" market. Rather, choice policy must be deliberately directed toward meeting these goals, and this book shows how that could be accomplished.
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[School Choice Policies and Outcomes] includes both empirical and philosophical considerations of school choice, which is examined within the context of values, such as equality, liberty, and pluralism.— CHOICE

"The book makes a contribution to the contemporary discourse on school choice and will be useful as a textbook for courses in educational policy and politics."— Mary Anne Linden, University of Portland
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791475713
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 10/9/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Walter Feinberg is Professor of Philosophy of Education, and Christopher Lubienski is Associate Professor of Educational Organization and Leadership. Feinberg is the author (with A. Belden Fields) of Education and Democratic Theory: Finding a Place for Community Participation in Public School Reform, also published by SUNY Press, and For Goodness Sake: Religious Schools and Education for Democratic Citizenry.

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Table of Contents


1 Common schooling and educational choice as a response to pluralism Rob Reich Reich, Rob 21
2 Educational equality and varieties of school choice Harry Brighouse Brighouse, Harry 41
3 Evidence, the conservative paradigm, and school choice Kenneth R. Howe Howe, Kenneth R. 61
4 Intergenerational justice and school choice Kathleen Knight Abowitz Abowitz, Kathleen Knight 79
5 The politics of parental choice : theory and evidence on quality information Christopher Lubienski Lubienski, Christopher 99
6 Social class differences in school choice : the role of preferences Courtney A. Bell Bell, Courtney A. 121
7 Managers of choice : race, gender, and the philosophies of the new urban school leadership Janelle T. Scott Scott, Janelle T. 149
8 Where does the power lie now? : devolution, choice, and democracy in schooling Liz Gordon Gordon, Liz 177
9 Parental choice : the liberty principle in education finance in postapartheid South Africa Bekisizwe S. Ndimande Ndimande, Bekisizwe S. 197
10 The dialectic of parent rights and societal obligation : constraining educational choice Walter Feinberg Feinberg, Walter 219 List of contributors 237 Index 241
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