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Published: 08 February 2018

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190644574

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Public vs. Private

The Early History of School Choice in America

Robert N. Gross

  • Offers new interpretations of American educational and legal history that consider the central role played by private schools
  • Argues that public policies from over a century ago aided the rise of modern school choice
  • Reevaluates the historical relationship between states and Catholic schools
  • Uses schools to explore the broader relationship in American history between public authority and private enterprise

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