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Catholic Schools and Charter Schools

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes charter schools in the United States. Particular attention is paid to the connections between Catholic schools and charter schools, including the competitive pressures that ... More


School Autonomy and Parental Choice

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

in Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at questions around school choice, and focuses particularly on charter schools and similar reform ideas. Three central questions are considered. Should policy makers deliberately ... More


Charter Schools, Catholic Schools, and Crime

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter addresses implications for urban neighborhoods of both (1) the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools, and (2) the rise of charter schools. Previous chapters linked Catholic school ... More


The Choice Conundrum: Challenges and Opportunities for Voluntary School Desegregation Policy

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter uses the school choice trajectories of four different districts to highlight how choice can be used to either promote or undermine school diversity efforts. It also draws upon the ... More


Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The book examines previously unexplored implications of two dramatic shifts in the urban educational landscape. The first shift is the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools from urban ... More


School Choice as a Civil Right: The Political Construction of a Claim and Its Implications for School Desegregation

Janelle Scott

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.6
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses school choice as a civil rights issue. Drawing from historical, political, and sociological literatures and legal documents, the chapter discusses the factors that construct ... More


What Schools Cannot Fix: Poverty, Inequality, and Segregation

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

in The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter assesses the revival of school integration as a prospective solution to the racial achievement gap. It also considers social problems such as poverty, inequality, and residential ... More


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