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ERIC Number: EJ648419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
Buying Homes, Buying Schools: School Choice and the Social Construction of School Quality.
Holme, Jennifer Jellison
Harvard Educational Review, v72 n2 p177-205 Sum 2002
Interviews with 42 parents who located in the best school districts they could afford suggest that the beliefs that inform their choices are mediated by social status ideologies emphasizing race and class. Thus, school choice policies alone may not level the playing field for lower-income parents. (Contains 56 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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