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Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools / Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett.

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Author/Creator:
Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Imprint:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2012], ©2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 255 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • History and context
  • Searching for needles in the high school haystack
  • Exploring a new constellation
  • Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL
  • School Without Walls, Washington, DC
  • Central High School Magnet Career Academy, Louisville, KY
  • Liberal Arts and Science Academy, Austin, TX
  • Jones College Prep, Chicago, IL
  • Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, LA
  • Townsend Harris High School, Queens, NY
  • Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, FL
  • Oxford Academy, Cypress, CA
  • Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Annandale, VA
  • Similarities and differences
  • Dilemmas and challenges
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix I: Selection process and school list
  • Appendix II: Survey questions.
Contributor:
Hockett, Jessica A., author.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780691156675
0691156670

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