The Resource Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett, (electronic book)

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

Label
Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools
Title
Exam schools
Title remainder
inside America's most selective public high schools
Statement of responsibility
Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the best education for exceptionally able and high-achieving youngsters? Can the United States strengthen its future intellectual leadership, economic vitality, and scientific prowess without sacrificing equal opportunity? There are no easy answers but, as Chester Finn and Jessica Hockett show, for more than 100,000 students each year, the solution is to enroll in an academically selective public high school. Exam Schools is the first-ever close-up look at this small, sometimes controversial, yet crucial segment of American public education. This groundbreaking book discusses
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1944-
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Finn, Chester E.
Dewey number
373.22/40973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1620
LC item number
.F46 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hockett, Jessica A.
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  • High schools
  • Public schools
  • College preparation programs
Label
Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10604611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 255 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Exam schools : inside America's most selective public high schools, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Jessica A. Hockett, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10604611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 255 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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