ERIC Number: ED485524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Fwd: Where Do Public School Teachers Send Their Kids to School? Volume: I, Number: 1. Arresting Insights in Education
Doyle, Denis P.; Diepold, Brian; DeSchryver, David A.
Thomas B Fordham Foundation and Institute
Does it matter where public-school teachers send their own children to school? If so, how and why? What can we learn from them? What we are grappling with here is the question of connoisseurship. Stock analysts, for example, watch carefully when corporate directors buy or sell the stock of companies on whose boards they serve. Similarly, we can assume that no one knows the condition and quality of public schools better than teachers who work in them every day. Teachers, it is reasonable to assume, care about education, are reasonably expert about it, and possess quite a lot of information about the schools in which they teach. [Report also produced by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Support provided by the American Education Reform Council.]
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Public Schools, Educational Change, Private Schools, School Choice
Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 1627 K Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-223-5452; Fax: 202-223-9226; Web site: http://www.edexcellence.net.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC.