Education Policy

The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education

The Choice Movement in North Carolina and the United States

Authors: Lewis, W.

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This is the story of North Carolina parent choice advocates' push for the creation and expansion of choice policies. The exploration of the politics, ideology, and interests surrounding parent choice includes but also stretches beyond the most frequently discussed choice policies of charter schools, school vouchers, and tuition tax credits.

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Wayne D. Lewis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Kentucky, USA. His teaching and research interests include education politics and policy, educational leadership, and the success of students of color.

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"In The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education, Wayne D. Lewis provides us with a comprehensive, detailed and well researched treatment of the educational choice movement in America. Rich with facts, historical references, and practical anecdotes, Lewis's book should be on the reading list for every aspiring teacher in every teacher training school in the country. This timely and informative book demonstrates that Lewis will be an education thought leader for many years to come. If you care about our kids and their education, read this book!" - Kevin P. Chavous, Executive Counsel, American Federation for Children and author, Voices of Determination and Serving Our Children: Charter Schools and the Reform of American Public Education


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Rethinking Public Education

    Lewis, Wayne D.

    Pages 1-13

  • What Is Choice?

    Lewis, Wayne D.

    Pages 15-40

  • The Politics of Charter Schools

    Lewis, Wayne D.

    Pages 41-90

  • The Politics of Charter Schools and Choice in North Carolina

    Lewis, Wayne D.

    Pages 91-122

  • Busing, Desegregation, and Parent Choice

    Lewis, Wayne D.

    Pages 123-141

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-31208-2
  • Digitally watermarked, no DRM
  • Included format: PDF
  • eBooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-31207-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education
Book Subtitle
The Choice Movement in North Carolina and the United States
Authors
Series Title
Education Policy
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31208-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137312082
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-31207-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 168
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