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The Case for Educational Pluralism

The Case for Educational Pluralism: Alternatives to the state-funded educational monopolyby Ashley Rogers Berner–Recent American educational innovation—charter schools, vouchers, cyber-education, Teach for America—are encouraging educational diversity, but they can only go so far. Lasting, structural change requires reframing “public education” to mean publicly funded or publicly supported, not exclusively publicly delivered, education. This in turn requires a different political philosophy, a turn to a model of education based on civil society rather than state control.

 
 
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