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School Vouchers And Privatization
     

School Vouchers And Privatization

by Danny Weil, Danny Weil
 

Explore this controversial approach to education, its practical applications, successes, and failures in a straightforward guide that covers every facet of the issue, from for-profit schools to outsourcing of school management to vouchers.

• Coverage of private curriculum efforts, outsourcing, the role of teacher unions, and the emergence of for-profit

Overview

Explore this controversial approach to education, its practical applications, successes, and failures in a straightforward guide that covers every facet of the issue, from for-profit schools to outsourcing of school management to vouchers.

• Coverage of private curriculum efforts, outsourcing, the role of teacher unions, and the emergence of for-profit schools

• Provides a directory of organizations, associations, and government agencies involved with private choice, vouchers, and market-based educational reforms

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From the Publisher
"[A] thought-provoking book that looks at both the theoretical and empirical issues surrounding school privatization . . . Throughout the discussion, Weil produces a fair and balanced treatment of some truly controversial issues. A must-read for those interested in the privatization of U.S. schools. Essential. All levels." - Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576073469
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/09/2003
Series:
Contemporary Education Issues Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Danny Weil is professor of philosophy and critical thinking at Allen Hancock College in Santa Maria, CA, and the director of the Critical Thinking Institute.

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