The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education: The Choice Movement in North Carolina and the United States (Education Policy) (Hardcover)

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The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education: The Choice Movement in North Carolina and the United States (Education Policy) (Hardcover)

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This is the story of North Carolina parent choice advocates' push for the creation and expansion of choice policies. The exploration of the politics, ideology, and interests surrounding parent choice includes but also stretches beyond the most frequently discussed choice policies of charter schools, school vouchers, and tuition tax credits.
Wayne D. Lewis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Kentucky, USA. His teaching and research interests include education politics and policy, educational leadership, and the success of students of color.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137312075
ISBN-10: 1137312076
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 7th, 2013
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Education Policy

"In The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education, Wayne D. Lewis provides us with a comprehensive, detailed and well researched treatment of the educational choice movement in America. Rich with facts, historical references, and practical anecdotes, Lewis's book should be on the reading list for every aspiring teacher in every teacher training school in the country. This timely and informative book demonstrates that Lewis will be an education thought leader for many years to come. If you care about our kids and their education, read this book!" - Kevin P. Chavous, Executive Counsel, American Federation for Children and author, Voices of Determination and Serving Our Children: Charter Schools and the Reform of American Public Education