The great school debate : choice, vouchers, and charters / Thomas L. Good, Jennifer S. Braden.

Examines American student performance, the effectiveness of such education alternatives as voucher programs and charter schools, and the issues that surround school choice.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Good, Thomas L., 1943-
Other Authors: Braden, Jennifer S.
Format: Book
Published: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2000.
Table of Contents:
  • American education: how good is it and who should control it?
  • Crisis in public education: past and present
  • Student performance in American schools: an empirical report card
  • Emergence of school vouchers and choice in American schools
  • In the 1990s, government created charter schools
  • Charter schools: effective investment or wasteful experiment?
  • Charter schools: some of the best and worst in American education?
  • Dealing with complexity and uncertainty: moving schooling forward
  • Presidential election 2000 and beyond.