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In the front door : creating a college-going culture of learning

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, CO, p.187 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2351.2 .M44 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9935221

Keywords:

Charter schools--United States, Children with social disabilities--Education (Secondary)--United States, College preparation programs--United States, Educational equalization--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- The context of the study -- Pushing back against the power preserving tendencies of bureaucracies -- Trying to bend the bars of the iron cage: the possibilities and limitations of charter schools as models for successful school reform -- Changes in students aspirations and conduct: the role of institutional arrangements -- Conclusions: contributions to a theory of educational inequality, social policy, and educational equality -- Appendix 1: Theoretical orientation -- Appendix 2: Contributions to a theory of social policy.

Publication Language:

eng