The Public Interest

New ways of education

Rebecca L. Gau & Chester E. Finn, Jr.

Winter 1998

EDUCATION in America is in a state of rapid and unprecedented change: unfamiliar schools, hybrid policy arrangements, mutating school-choice strategies, and other startling novelties are appearing throughout the country. Today’s education atlas, in fact, needs to be updated as often as maps of the former Soviet Union. Such was not always the case.

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