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When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale - Fiske, Edward B, and Ladd, Helen F, Professor
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In 1989 New Zealand embarked on what is arguably the most thorough and dramatic transformation of a compulsory state education system ever undertaken by an industrialized country. Under a plan known as Tomorrow's Schools this island nation of 3.8 million people abolished its national Department of Education and turned control of its nearly 2,700 primary and secondary schools over to locally elected boards of trustees. Virtually overnight, one of the world's most tightly controlled public education systems became one of the ...

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When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale 2000, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815728351

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When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale 2000, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815728368

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