ERIC Number: EJ510931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
The False Premises and False Promises of the Movement to Privatize Public Education.
Hawley, Willis D.
Teachers College Record, v96 n4 p735-42 Sum 1995
Argues that the movement to provide parents with financial incentives to send students to private schools will increase the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic homogeneity of American schools. Six common assumptions about the positive effects of privatizing education are examined and deemed false. Probable costs of tuition vouchers for private schools are discussed. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A