Real Options? The Role of Choice Sets in the Selection of Schools


by Courtney A. Bell - January 09, 2006

The logic of school choice presumes that given the opportunity, parents will choose "better" schools for their children. But is every school a "real" option for all parents? Through the introduction of the concept of choice sets, this commentary considers some of the social and historical factors which shape the set of schools from which parents actually choose.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 09, 2006
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12277, Date Accessed: 12/5/2019 3:04:30 PM

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