Choice and Diversity in Schooling: Perspectives and Prospects

1st Edition

Carl Bagley, Ron Glatter, Philip Woods

Routledge
Published December 12, 1996
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780415139786 - CAT# RU14731

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Summary

This volume provides a unique insight into current understanding of a range of issues central to any analysis and evaluation of market-like systems in schooling, including:
* Diversity and hierarchy amongst schools
* Parental criteria for choosing schools
* The differential impact on advantaged and disadvantaged families
* National and international variations in educational policies
* Rules and practices concerning school admissions
Implications for future research and for educational policy are highlighted and the final chapter provides an overview of key themes and issues. This book will interest all those involved in educational policy, researchers, students, headteachers and other senior managers in schools.

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