Rethinking school choice

limits of the market metaphor by Jeffrey R. Henig

Publisher: Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J

Written in English
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  • United States

Subjects:

  • School choice -- United States,
  • Educational planning -- United States,
  • Educational change -- United States,
  • Education -- United States -- Marketing

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-266) and index.

StatementJeffrey R. Henig.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1027.9 .H46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1397870M
ISBN 100691033471
LC Control Number93005411

This book lays the groundwork for rethinking school finance in the context of new educational policy directions for the s. Proposed educational reforms have created several school finance issues: (1) the linkage between the basic school finance structure, educational goals, and the cost of effective schoolwide strategies; (2) site-based budgeting; (3) teacher compensation; (4 Cited by: 2. While the published articles of these authors are familiar to those who have followed the school choice debate carefully, the integration of the various pieces into this book gives that content a sense of freshness, greater complexity, and added empirical horsepower."—Jeffrey Henig, author of Rethinking School Choice and coauthor of The Color. Rethinking Multicultural Education book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Moving beyond a simplistic focus on heroes and h /5(12). By Stan Karp. Since today's education policymakers seem to love this format, Rethinking Schools presents a multiple-choice test on NCLB that unlike most multiple choice tests, this one has some educational value. Leaving Children Behind By Micaela Rubalcava. At first glance this elementary school would make a great ad for the No Child Left.

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Henig () [Henig Jeffrey R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rethinking School Choice. Jeffrey R. Henig. This timely book disputes the appropriateness of the market metaphor as a guide to education policy.

Jeffrey R. Henig is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies at George Washington University. A tightly argued effort to reduce the crisis mentality about American education and suggest that shopping for schools is not the same as shopping for VCRs.

The idea of giving taxpayers vouchers and allowing them leeway to pick and choose schools for their children surfaced in modern times about 30 years ago, says Henig (Political Science/George Washington Univ.; Public Policy and Federalism Author: Jeffrey R.

Henig. Advocates of school vouchers and other choice proposals couch their arguments in the fashionable language of economic theory.

Choice initiatives at all levels of government have succeeded, it is claimed, because they shift responsibility for education reform from government to market by: "This book makes a forceful, tough-minded contribution to the raging debate over school choice. But it goes well beyond this debate, and refocuses the way we look at education."--John F.

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Choice initiatives at all levels of government have succeeded, it is claimed, because they shift responsibility for education reform from government to market forces.

The appropriateness of the market metaphor as a guide to education policy with respect to school choice is discussed, and the theory and practice of school choice and the history of the choice movement are traced. School choice has at times become a vehicle for racial and economic segregation and a way to deny, rather than promote, access to education for the by: Homeschooling advocate Bauer (The Well-Educated Mind) aims to help parents whose children fit imperfectly into what she deems the “artificial” one-size-fits-all American school system in this.

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Henig Publisher: Princeton University Press eISBN: Subjects: Social Sciences. RETHINKING SCHOOL CHOICE: Author: JEFFREY R. HENIG: Summary: Advocates of school vouchers and other choice proposals claim that choice initiatives succeed because they shift responsibility for education reform from government to market forces.

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