School choice and the future of American democracy by Scott Franklin Abernathy

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • School choice -- United States.,
  • Educational vouchers -- United States.,
  • Charter schools -- United States.,
  • Educational equalization -- United States.,
  • Education -- Political aspects -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementScott Franklin Abernathy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1027.9 .A24 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395287M
ISBN 100472099019, 0472069012
ISBN 109780472099016, 9780472069019
LC Control Number2005006879

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