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Customized schooling : beyond whole-school reform

Customized Schooling

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Educational innovations series, Harvard Education Press, Cambridge, Mass., p.236 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LA217.2 .C878 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9089752

Keywords:

Educational change--United States, Entrepreneurship--United States, Public schools--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction / Bruno V. Manno and Frederick M. Hess -- Creating responsive supply in public education / Kim Smith and Julie Petersen -- Reframing the choice agenda for education reform / Chester E. Finn Jr. and Eric Osberg -- The rise of global schooling / Chris Whittle -- Multiple pathways to graduation / Tamara Battaglino and JoEllen Lynch -- The evolution of parental school choice / Thomas Stewart and Patrick J. Wolf -- Education tools in an incomplete market / Douglas Lynch and Michael Gottfried -- A typology of demand responders in K-12 education / Joe Williams -- Price competition and course-level choice in K-12 education / Burck Smith -- The data challenge / Jon Fullerton -- Will policy let demand drive change? / Curtis Johnson and Ted Kolderie -- Conclusion / Frederick M. Hess and Olivia Meeks.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"We hope that this book can help policy makers and practitioners think through the challenges of shifting our system of schooling to one focused on customizing instruction and services to serve students with diverse needs. Absent such attention, well-meaning reformers will continue to design policies and practices that stifle the emergence of more promising problem solvers."