Self-governing schools, parental choice, and the need to protect the public interest

Journal Article (Review;Journal)

As policy makers call for the dramatic expansion of school choice and voucher programs across the U.S., it becomes all the more important for educators and advocates to consider lessons learned in countries – such as the Netherlands, New Zealand, and England – that have already gone down this path. Efforts to promote choice and school self-governance have shown clear benefits for individual students and families, but they have had troubling consequences for the broader public.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fiske, EB; Ladd, HF

Published Date

  • September 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 99 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 31 - 36

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1940-6487

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-7217

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/0031721717728276

Citation Source

  • Scopus