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Educational Delusions?Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair$
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Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520274730

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520274730.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

A Theory of Choice with Equity

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(p.255) Conclusion
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Educational Delusions?
Author(s):

Gary Orfield

Erica Frankenberg

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0012

This chapter summarizes the book and argues that market—theory choice actually increases inequality and segregation, while substantial controls on the market aimed at diversity and equity can actually provide alternatives that are better for all students in some key ways and far more equitable to disadvantaged students.

Keywords:   market theory, integration theory, education policy, charters, magnets, civil rights standards

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