Charter Schools and the Politics of Hope and Despair
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Expect Miracles by Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
Book DescriptionCharter schools are the most significant educational experiment in the last two decades. In Expect Miracles, Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Kristina Berger focus on the current trend toward deregulation in public education. The issue of deregulation is of critical importance because the spirit of entrepreneurship that is behind deregulation is seldom examined from a sociological perspective. Using the latest research as the basis for discussion, this book provides a fresh look at the growing and politically volatile charter school movement. The authors present the most balanced analysis to date of the movement that is changing the landscape of American education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813341569
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 11-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
Sacred Trust, Paperback (July 2011)
Peter Cookson asserts that all children have the right to an excellent education, and provides steps for creating an action plan that will lead to equitable schools.
School Choice, Paperback (August 1995)
The school choice reform movement believes parents should have a choice of where they send their children to school. In this book the author, an educational sociologist, discusses the practice and politics of school choice objectively and comprehensively.
Transforming Schools, Paperback (May 1995)» View all books by Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author Biography - Peter W. Cookson, Jr.
Peter W. Cookson, Jr., is senior research associate in the Department of Sociology at New York University. Caroline Hodges Persell is professor and chairperson in the Department of Sociology at New York University. Kristina Berger has worked in New York City's educational and nonprofit sector for more than ten years, and is currently the Director of Planning and Grants at the national office of the "I Have a Dream" Foundation in New York City. Berger holds a Masters Degree in Sociology of Education and Education Policy from Columbia University's Teachers College, and BA degrees in History and Political Science from Northwestern University. Peter W. Cookson, Jr., is senior research associate in the Department of Sociology at New York University. Caroline Hodges Persell is professor and chairperson in the Department of Sociology at New York University.
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