Expect Miracles: Charter Schools and the Politics of Hope and Despair

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PROLOGUE: FAITH VERSUS REASON
IN EDUCATIONAL REFORM
1.
Amy Stuart Wells, Time to Choose: America at the Crossroads of School Choice Policy (New York: Hill and Wang, 1993); Peter W. Cookson Jr., School Choice: The Struggle for the Soul of American Education (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994); J. R. Henig, Rethinking School Choice: The Limits of the Market Metaphor (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994); Joe Nathan, "Heat and Light in the Charter School Movement," Phi Delta Kappan, March 1998, v.79, n.7, p.499 (7); Michael Engel, The Struggle for Control of Public Education: Market Ideology vs. Democratic Values (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000).
2.
Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962); Robert B. Everhart, The Public School Monopoly: A Critical Analysis of Education and State in American Society (San Francisco: Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, 1982); John E. Chubb and Terry M. Moe, Politics, Markets, and America's Schools (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 1990); Peter W. Cookson Jr., "The Ideology of Consumership and the Coming Deregulation of the Public School System," in Peter W. Cookson Jr. (ed.), The Choice Controversy (Newbury, Calif.: Corwin Press, Inc., 1992), pp. 83-99; Chester E. Finn Jr. and Theodor Rebarber (eds.), Education Reform in the 90s (New York: MacMillan Publishing Company, 1992); B. Fuller and R. F. Elmore, "Empirical Research on Educational Choice: What Are the Implications for Policy Makers?" in B. Fuller, R. F. Elmore, and G. Orfield (eds.), Who chooses? Who loses? Culture, Institutions and the Unequal Effects of School Choice (New York: Teachers College Press, 1996), pp. 187-201; Joseph Lieberman, "Schools Where Kids Succeed," Reader's Digest, January 1999; Bruce Fuller

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Prologue - Faith versus Reason in Educational Reform 1
  • Part One: the Landscape of Charter Schools 23
  • Part Two: The Social and Political Geology of Charter Schools 113
  • Postscript: the Goodness of America an Education for Democracy 137
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  • Source Notes 181
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