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Student Diversity, Choice and School Improvement
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Charles Vert Willie, Ralph Edwards, Michael J. Alves
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Diversified schools, in which students of various racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic characteristics are balanced, have a positive contextual effect on achievement for all groups as compared with schools with homogeneous student bodies that tend to help affluent, white students and harm poor students and students of color. Most studies of
School Choice and School Improvement
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Mark Berends, Marisa Cannata, Ellen Borish Goldring
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

This title brings together research that examines how communities, districts, and states use choice as a strategy for improving schools and student learning.
School Choice and the Future of American Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Scott Franklin Abernathy
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-12 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

In School Choice and the Future of American Democracy, Scott Franklin Abernathy shows what is lost in the school choice debate. Abernathy looks at parents as citizens who exert power over the educational system through everything from their votes on school budgets to their membership on school boards. Challenging the
Private Schools and School Choice in Compulsory Education
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Thomas Koinzer, Rita Nikolai, Florian Waldow
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-03 - Publisher: Springer

Marketization and privatization in compulsory education have spread around the globe. School choice is seen by many to be the panacea to develop the quality of schools and improve school systems worldwide. Additionally in many countries several types of private schools expand and change the school landscapes. The articles of
Handbook of Research on School Choice
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Mark Berends, Ann Primus, Matthew G. Springer
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Updated to reflect the latest developments and increasing scope of school-based options, the second edition of the Handbook of Research on School Choice makes readily available the most rigorous and policy-relevant research on K–12 school choice. This comprehensive research handbook begins with scholarly overviews that explore historical, political, economic, legal,