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Education and the Public Interest School Reform, Public Finance, and Access to Higher Education

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ISBN-10: 1402052472

ISBN-13: 9781402052477

Edition: 2006

Authors: Edward P. St. John

List price: $169.00
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Economic globalization has been accompanied by implementation of education reforms linked to accountability and public finance schemes that emphasize student choice in schools and student loans in higher education. In the U.S. these reforms are rationalized based on intermediate variables, like the number of math credits completed in high school and net prices. However, the reforms rationalized based on this research are seldom evaluated in relation to outcomes (i.e., measures of student achievement and equal opportunity to attain an education). In Education and the Public Interest the editor re-examines the political rationales for these reforms. John Rawlss theory of justice is…    
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Book details

List price: $169.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/14/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 273
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Public policy and college access
The public interest
State indicators
Academic access
Financial access
Pathways and markets
Student outcomes : reanalyses of the NELS
Access to advanced math
The public interest
Improving access and college success
Redefining the public interest