Diversity in schools

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Diversity in Schools, Page: 1-273

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9781452218496; 9781412987646; 9781452266664; 9781782682783; 9781483305820
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Frank Brown; Richard C. Hunter; Saran Donahoo; Charles J. Russo; Allan G. Osborne
SAGE Publications; SAGE Publications, Inc; Sage Publications; SAGE; SAGE Reference
Social Sciences
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This issues-based reference set on education in the United States tackles broad, contentious topics that have prompted debate and discussion within the educationcommunity. The volumes focus on pre-school through secondary education andexplore prominent and perennially important debates. This set is an essentialreference resource for undergraduate students within schools of education andrelated fields including educational administration, educational psychology, school psychology, human development, and more. Education of America’s school children always has been and always will bea hot-button issue. From what should be taught to how to pay for education tohow to keep kids safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, bothwithin the scholarly community and among the general public. This volume in thepoint/counterpoint Debating Issues in American Education reference series tackles the topic of alternative schooling and school choice.Fifteen to twenty chapters explore such varied issues as charter schools, for-profit schools, faith-based schools, magnet schools, vouchers, and more.Each chapter opens with an introductory essay by the volume editor, followed bypoint/counterpoint articles written and signed by invited experts, and concludeswith Further Readings and Resources, thus providing readers with views onmultiple sides of alternative schooling and school choice issues and pointingthem toward more in-depth resources for further exploration.