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School Choice and Social Justice

Harry Brighouse

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Defends a theory of social justice for education from within an egalitarian version of liberalism. The theory involves a strong commitment to educational equality, and to the idea that children's ... More


The Case for Choice

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the main kinds of school choice: public school choice, charter schools, and school vouchers. It looks at a series of arguments for school choice reforms, including Milton Friedman's ... More


School Choice for Social Justice?

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Elaborates an ideal school choice scheme that, using vouchers, would succeed in meeting the constraints set by the principles of educational equality and personal autonomy. The scheme is modelled on ... More


Social Justice and Existing School Choice Programmes

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Looks in detail at two existing school choice programmes, the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, which distributes school vouchers to low‐income families, and the national choice program that has ... More


Three Red Herrings

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines, and refutes, three a priori arguments against school choice: the argument from commodification, the argument from democracy, and the argument from the common good. It argues that markets ... More


Parental Choice, Parental Power, and Accountability

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the link between parental choice and the success or failure of voucher schools. It first discusses what the history of the choice program tells about parental desires and ... More


School Vouchers in Colombia

Eric Bettinger

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses Colombia’s attempt at improving enrollment rates via a partnership between the public and private sectors. A program referred to as the Plan de Ampliacion de Cobertura de la ... More


School Vouchers as a Redistributive Device: An Analysis of Three Alternative Systems

Raquel Fernández and Richard Rogerson

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/9780226355344.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the consequences of several school voucher programs that serve to redistribute income in a manner which affects the distribution of the quality of education across students. It ... More


The Limitations of Parental Accountability

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

A school's success depends upon its ability to gain enough market shares to remain open. Because parental school choices are backed by public money (vouchers), they will have a financial impact on ... 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


Incentives for Students and Parents

Jere R. Behrman, Susan W. Parker, and Petra E. Todd

in Education Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Incentive programs for students and parents that promote education are increasingly common in developing countries. This chapter reviews what is known about the effectiveness of incentive programs ... More


School Vouchers: Results from Randomized Experiments

Paul E. Peterson, William G. Howell, Patrick J. Wolf, and David E. Campbell

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/9780226355344.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter compares the standardized test achievement of students who are randomly given and not given school vouchers in New York City, Washington D.C. and Dayton, Ohio, and discusses the key ... More


The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. ... More


“There Are Razor Blades in That Apple”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Covering the late 1990s through 2006, chapter 8 starts by focusing on attempts in Lee County to create Bible classes in public schools that would also teach creationist concepts. Manatee County again ... More


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