Could it be Otherwise?
Parents and the Inequalities of Public School Choice
By (author) Lois Andre-Bechely
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Could it be Otherwise? by Lois Andre-Bechely
Book DescriptionParents who wish to choose schools for their children must have more than a desire for different or better - they need detailed knowledge of the processes and practices that will give them access to schools of choice. This book vividly contrasts the experiences of a diverse group of urban parents choosing their children's schools with school choice policies from voluntary integration mandates to the No Child Left Behind Act. Lois Andre-Bechely carefully uncovers the race- and class-based inequities these policies sustain, documenting the way parents themselves become complicit in the historical inequalities of schooling. This book exposes how educational institutions are making this so and provokes new thinking about how public school choice could be implemented in more equitable and democratic ways.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415945202
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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'So where did you go to school?' is a question that still pricks at our pride and prejudices.There is little research that helps us know just what parents actually do when choosing schools for their children: this book fills the gap.
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Author Biography - Lois Andre-Bechely
Lois Andre-Bechely is Assistant Professor, Educational Foundations, California State University, Los Angeles.
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