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Author Henig, Jeffrey R., 1951-

Title Spin cycle : how research is used in policy debates : the case of charter schools / Jeffrey R. Henig.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation : Century Foundation, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    371.01 HEN    Available
Description ix, 297 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-285) and index.
Contents The New York Times/AFT charter school controversy -- Informed democracy : an ideal and its skeptics -- How cool research gets in hot waters : privatization, school choice, and charter schools -- Research in the public eye : personalization, polarization, and politicization -- Research outside the spotlight : accumulation, convergence, contingency -- Follow the money : the role of funding in the politicization of education research -- How research reaches the public ear : old media and new -- Can the ideal of informed democracy be revived?
Subject Charter schools -- Political aspects -- United States.
Charter schools -- Government policy -- United States.
Education -- Research -- Political aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9780871543394 (alk. paper)
0871543397 (alk. paper)
9780871543370 (pbk.)

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