School Choice -- United States
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is school choice in the United States.
· John E. Chubb and Terry M. Moe (1990) Politics, Markets, and America's Schools. Brookings Institution.
· Bruce Fuller and Richard F. Elmore with Gary Orfield (Eds.) (1996) Who Chooses? Who Loses? Culture, Institutions, and the Unequal Effects of School Choice. Teachers College Press.
· Jeffrey R. Henig (1994) Rethinking School Choice: Limits of the Market Metaphor. Princeton University Press.
· Michael Mintrom (2000) Policy Entrepreneurs and School Choice. Georgetown University Press.
· Paul E. Peterson and Bryan C. Hassel (Eds.) (1998) Learning from School Choice. Brookings Institution.
· John F. Witte (2000) The Market Approach to Education: An Analysis of America's First Voucher Program. Princeton University Press.
· Wlliam H. Clune and John F. Witte (Eds.) (1990) Choice and Control in American Education, Vols 1 and 2. Falmer Press.
· Milton Friedman (1962) Capitalism and Freedom. University of Chicago Press.
· Stephen D. Sugarman and Frank P. Kemerer (Eds.) (2000) School Choice and Social Controversy: Politics, Policy, and Law. Brookings Institution.
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· Edward B. Fiske and Helen F. Ladd (2000) When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale. Brookings Institution.
· Varun Gauri (1999) School Choice in Chile: Two Decades of Education Reform. University of Pittsburgh Press.
-- USEFUL WEB RESOURCES --
· Education Week has archives that offer opportunities to search for news articles relating to all contemporary education issues, including school choice, charter schools, and vouchers. http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
· The Center for Education Reform, which supports school choice and vouchers, closely monitors legislative, program, and grassroots developments across the United States and provides links to many useful information sources. http://www.edreform.com/index.cfm
· The U.S. Department of Education provides a large amount of contextualizing information that can be helpful for those interested in school choice and related education issues. http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml
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