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Educational delusions? : why choice can deepen inequality and how to make schools fair / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg and associates.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-294) and index.
Contents:
  • Choice and civil rights: forgetting history, facing consequences / Gary Orfield
  • Choice theories and the schools / Gary Orfield
  • The promise of choice: Berkeley's innovative integration plan / Erica Frankenberg
  • Valuing diversity and hoping for the best: choice in Metro Tampa / Barbara Shircliffe and Jennifer Morley
  • Designing choice: magnet school structures and racial diversity / Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Erica Frankenberg
  • A segregating choice? an overview of charter school policy, enrollment trends, and segregation / Erica Frankenberg and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley
  • Failed promises: assessing charter schools in the Twin Cities / Myron Orfield, Baris Gumus-Dawes, and Thomas Luce
  • The state of public schools in post-Katrina New Orleans: the challenge of creating equal opportunity / Baris Gumus-Dawes, Thomas Luce, and Myron Orfield
  • School information, parental decisions, and the digital divide: the SmartChoices project in Hartford, Connecticut / Jack Dougherty, Diane Zannoni, Maham Chowhan, Courteney Coyne, Benjamin Dawson, Tehani Guruge, and Begaeta Nukic
  • Experiencing integration in Louisville: attitudes on choice and diversity in a changing legal environment / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg
  • Conclusion: a theory of choice with equity / Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg.
Contributor:
Orfield, Gary editor of compilation.
Frankenberg, Erica, editor of compilation.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780520274730
0520274733
9780520274747
0520274741

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