Sunday, October 7, 2007
This week: School Choice - Trick or Treat?
25 days to contemplate your getup and resist your daughter's pleas to rock a Bratz costume. With Halloween on the horizon, we have a facile metaphor through which to consider the issue of school choice. So in this three-part series, I will consider the evidence. What you'll see, I think, is that school choice really is a grab bag of tricks and treats.
Tuesday - The Evander Childs Turnaround: A NYC Small School Trick?
Wednesday - Do Families Choose School Quality or School Racial/Class Composition?
Thursday - Can School Choice Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from Chicago