Franklin

Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools / Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett.

Author/Creator:
Finn, Chester E., 1944- author.
Publication:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 255 pages ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
High schools -- United States -- Case studies.
Public schools -- United States -- Case studies.
College preparation programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Contents:
History and context
Searching for needles in the high school haystack
Exploring a new constellation
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL
School Without Walls, Washington, DC
Central High School Magnet Career Academy, Louisville, KY
Liberal Arts and Science Academy, Austin, TX
Jones College Prep, Chicago, IL
Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, LA
Townsend Harris High School, Queens, NY
Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, FL
Oxford Academy, Cypress, CA
Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Annandale, VA
Similarities and differences
Dilemmas and challenges
Conclusions
Appendix I: Selection process and school list
Appendix II: Survey questions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hockett, Jessica A., author.
ISBN:
9780691156675 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691156670 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
788266014