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ERIC Number: EJ461834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0038-0407
Some Points on Choice in Education.
Coleman, James S.
Sociology of Education, v65 n4 p260-62 Oct 1992
Argues that schools now are stratified primarily by student family income or location. Suggests that a program of school choice will lead to stratification based on merit. Conjectures that emphasis on equality of education focuses on a low level of achievement while failing to use natural incentives for status to improve student performance. (DK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A