School Choice and School Governance

A Historical Study of the United States and Germany
Author(s): 
Herbst, Jurgen
ISBN: 
1403973024
Date published: 
May 2006
Hardback
Pages: 
208

For over 200 years, legislators, educators, and public-minded citizens have debated ways of governing their country's public schools. This book reviews these debates and discusses such present-day school choice related issues as racial integration, ethnicity, social class, vouchers, charter, magnet and private schools in the United States, the former German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany.