ERIC Number: EJ422290
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Private Schooling and Equity: Dilemmas of Choice.
Cookson, Peter W., Jr.
Education and Urban Society, v23 n2 p185-99 Feb 1991
Identifies some of the salient characteristics of American private schools. Examines possible effects that the status composition of the student body might have in influencing the educational opportunity structure. Raises questions about the educational and social equity of supporting private schools financially through school choice mechanisms such as tax credits, vouchers, or grants. (AF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Private Education, Private Schools, Public Education, Public Policy, School Choice, School Segregation, Social Stratification, Socioeconomic Influences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with the title "School Choice Plans."