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Choice and Diversity in Schooling

Perspectives and Prospects

Choice and Diversity in Schooling by Carl Bagley
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This volume provides a unique insight into current understanding of a range of issues central to any analysis and evaluation of market-like systems in schooling, including:
* Diversity and hierarchy amongst schools
* Parental criteria for choosing schools
* The differential impact on advantaged and disadvantaged families
* National and international variations in educational policies
* Rules and practices concerning school admissions
Implications for future research and for educational policy are highlighted and the final chapter provides an overview of key themes and issues. This book will interest all those involved in educational policy, researchers, students, headteachers and other senior managers in schools.
Taylor and Francis; June 2005
225 pages; ISBN 9781134770328
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Title: Choice and Diversity in Schooling
Author: Carl Bagley; Ron Glatter; Philip Woods