TITLE

Education: Think about This

PUB. DATE
May 1979
SOURCE
National Review;5/11/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p603
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Dartmouth Professor Bruce Cooper's thoughts about public and private schools. According to Cooper, some evidence suggests that private schools are more effective than public institutions. Cooper also posed the question of what impact does family and student school choice have on satisfaction, learning, participation in extracurricular activities and general support in both public and private schools.
ACCESSION #
6091023

 

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