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Public Education

An Autopsy

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674722347

Publication Date: 02/24/1995


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches



Related Subjects

  • 1. Why an Autopsy?
  • 2. The Future Context of Public Education
  • 3. Producer–Consumer Conflict
  • 4. The Information System of Public Education
  • 5. Education Information under a Market System
  • 6. The Real Costs of Public Education
  • 7. Educational Outcomes as an Efficiency Issue
  • 8. The Educational Consequences of Racial Conflict
  • 9. Equality of Educational Opportunity Reconsidered
  • 10. The Impact of Higher Education on the Public Schools
  • 11. Educational Research and Development
  • 12. The Educational Agenda and Its Problems
  • 13. The Transition Solution
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Index

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