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Educational delusions? : why choice can deepen inequality and how to make schools fair

Educational Delusions

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

University of California Press, Berkeley (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1027.9 .E395 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10082090

Keywords:

Educational equalization, School choice

Abstract:

Contents: Choice and civil rights: forgetting history, facing consequences / Gary Orfield -- Choice theories and the schools / Gary Orfield -- The promise of choice: Berkeley's innovative integration plan / Erica Frankenberg -- Valuing diversity and hoping for the best: choice in Metro Tampa / Barbara Shircliffe and Jennifer Morley -- Designing choice: magnet school structures and racial diversity / Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Erica Frankenberg -- A segregating choice? an overview of charter school policy, enrollment trends, and segregation / Erica Frankenberg and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley -- Failed promises: assessing charter schools in the Twin Cities / Myron Orfield, Baris Gumus-Dawes, and Thomas Luce -- The state of public schools in post-Katrina New Orleans: the challenge of creating equal opportunity / Baris Gumus-Dawes, Thomas Luce, and Myron Orfield -- School information, parental decisions, and the digital divide: the SmartChoices project in Hartford, Connecticut / Jack Dougherty, Diane Zannoni, Maham Chowhan, Courteney Coyne, Benjamin Dawson, Tehani Guruge, and Begaeta Nukic -- Experiencing integration in Louisville: attitudes on choice and diversity in a changing legal environment / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg -- Conclusion: a theory of choice with equity / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg.

Publication Language:

eng