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Author Lubienski, Christopher, author.

Title The public school advantage : why public schools outperform private schools / Christopher A. Lubienski and Sarah Theule Lubienski.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    371.01 LUB    DUE 10-05-19
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    371.01 LUB    Available
Description xxii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Conflicting models for public education -- The theory of markets for schooling -- The private school effect -- Achievement in public, charter, and private schools -- The effectiveness of public and private schools -- Understanding patterns of school performance -- Reconsidering choice, competition, and autonomy as the remedy in American education.
Subject Academic achievement -- United States.
Public schools -- United States.
Private schools -- United States.
Education -- United States.
Added Author Lubienski, Sarah Theule, author.
ISBN 9780226088914 (paperback)
022608891X (paperback)

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