Preserving the "Public" in Public Education for the Sake of Democracy

@inproceedings{Fusarelli2011PreservingT,
  title={Preserving the "Public" in Public Education for the Sake of Democracy},
  author={Bonnie C. Fusarelli and Tamara V. Young},
  year={2011}
}
  • Bonnie C. Fusarelli, Tamara V. Young
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • At the dawn of the 21st century, public education in the United States is undergoing intense, fundamental change, a "revolution" possibly as remarkable as the common school movement that gave rise to publicly supported schools. The past few decades has brought a host of neo-conservative education reforms. We have witnessed the emergence and rapid expansion of charter schools (Bulkley & Fisler, 2002; Center for Education Reform, 2005), the proliferation of private voucher plans in metropolitan… CONTINUE READING

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