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School vouchers and privatization [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / Danny Weil.

By: Weil, Danny K, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary education issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 320 p.).ISBN: 1576077535 (electronic bk.); 9781576077535 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Educational vouchers -- United States | Privatization in education -- United States | School choice -- United States | Bons scolaires -- �Etats-Unis | Privatisation en �education -- �Etats-Unis | �Ecoles -- Choix -- �Etats-Unis | EDUCATION -- Finance | Privatisierung | Schule | Schulwahl | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: School vouchers and privatization.DDC classification: 379.1/11 Other classification: 5,3 | DO 1052 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Chronology -- Privatization and school choice -- The privatization of education: arguments and controversies -- Vouchers and the law: drawing conclusions from research -- Private scholarships and faith-based charitable contributions -- From learning centers to earning centers? -- Managing public schools for profit: the rise of the educational management organization -- Epilogue -- Selected print and nonprint resources -- Directory of organizations, associations, and government agencies.
Summary: Should corporate America play a role in public education? This book explores this controversial approach to education, its practical applications, successes and failures. It looks at the role of unions, communities, teachers, administrators, and politicians.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Chronology -- Privatization and school choice -- The privatization of education: arguments and controversies -- Vouchers and the law: drawing conclusions from research -- Private scholarships and faith-based charitable contributions -- From learning centers to earning centers? -- Managing public schools for profit: the rise of the educational management organization -- Epilogue -- Selected print and nonprint resources -- Directory of organizations, associations, and government agencies.

Should corporate America play a role in public education? This book explores this controversial approach to education, its practical applications, successes and failures. It looks at the role of unions, communities, teachers, administrators, and politicians.

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