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Can School Choice and School Accountability Successfully Coexist?

David N. Figlio and Marianne E. Page

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the voucher system in Florida, whereby students are offered vouchers if they attend school, which consistently fails to meet Florida's achievement standards. It investigates the ... More


School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More


School Discipline in Chile

Florencia Torche and Alejandra Mizala

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the distinctive organizational structure of Chile's educational system. The Chilean school system underwent an organizational transformation in 1981, from being centrally ... More


Education and Health Care: A Question of Quality

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the state of education and health care services in India and makes recommendations for reform. The abysmal quality of education in primary and secondary education arises ... More


Nutrition in marginalised groups

Rosalind Fallaize and Julie Lovegrove

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines key nutritional issues and contemporary advances in human nutrition in marginalised groups. Evidence suggests that the dietary choices of communities on low income, including ... More


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