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Title Leaving no child behind? : options for kids in failing schools / edited by Frederick M. Hess and Chester E. Finn, Jr.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  379.111 L489 2004    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description iv, 313 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Frederick M. Hess, Chester E. Finn, Jr. -- Public school choice : an overview / Richard Lee Colvin -- Invisible hand of NCLB / Siobhan Gorman -- Options for low-income students : evidence from the states / Robert Maranto, April Gresham Maranto -- Florida : confusions, constraints, and cascading scenarios / Jane Hannaway, Kendra Bischoff -- Colorado : layered reforms and challenges of scale / Alex Medler -- Michigan : false start / David N. Plank, Christopher Dunbar, Jr. -- Fumbling for an exit key : parents, choice, and the future of NCLB / William Howell -- Choice and supplemental services in America's great city schools / Michael Casserly -- San Diego : do too many cooks spoil the broth? / Julian R. Betts, Anne Danenberg -- Worcester : thunderous clouds, no rain / William Howell -- Montgomery County : a tale of school choice / Douglas S. Reed -- Conclusion / Frederick M. Hess, Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Subject School choice.
United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Educational accountability -- Law and legislation.
Educational equalization.
Added Author Hess, Frederick M.
Finn, Chester E., 1944-
ISBN 1403965889

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