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The False Premises and False Promises of the Movement to Privatize Public Education


by Willis D. Hawley 1995

Argues that the movement to provide parents with financial incentives to send students to private schools will increase the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic homogeneity of American schools. Six common assumptions about the positive effects of privatizing education are examined and deemed false. Probable costs of tuition vouchers for private schools are discussed. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 96 Number 4, 1995, p. 735-742
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 5:49:11 PM

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