The Public School Advantage

Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools

Nearly the whole of America's partisan politics centers on a single question: Can markets solve our social problems? And for years this question has played out ferociously in the debates about how we should educate our children. This title offers evidence to undercut this belief, showing that public schools in fact outperform private ones.


Christopher A. Lubienski is professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is coeditor of "The Charter School Experiment: Expectations, Evidence, and Implications "and "School Choice Policies and Outcomes: Empirical and Philosophical Perspectives." Sarah Theule Lubienski is professor and associate dean of the Graduate College in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

"This important book provides clear evidence that the 'free-market model' of schooling does not match the hype of the privatization movement. It demonstrates that public education is a valuable and successful institution. It must be protected and strengthened, not privatized."--Diane Ravitch, author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 288
Erscheinungsdatum 03.12.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-226-08891-4
Verlag The University of Chicago Press
Maße (L/B/H) 15,2/22,8/2,2 cm
Gewicht 468 g
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