Harvard Educational Review
  1. Winter 1981 Issue »

    Questions and Answers

    Our Response

    James Coleman, Thomas Hoffer, Sally Kilgore
    The reviews of our draft report, Public and Private Schools, ask four kinds of questions: (1) Is the study itself satisfactory on technical grounds? (2) Do the study's results, which are generally more favorable to private schools than to public schools, appear correct? (3) What inferences can be drawn from results such as these about the effect of policy changes on educational outcomes? (4) Is this the way social policy research should be done?

    Click here to purchase this article.


  2. Share

    Winter 1981 Issue

    Abstracts

    Report Analysis
    Public and Private Schools
    Marya R. Levenson, Dawn Geronimo Terkla
    Evidence, Analysis, and Unanswered Questions
    Richard J. Murnane
    The Issue Is Still Equality of Educational Opportunity
    Jomills Henry Braddock II
    Disciplined Inquiry or Policy Argument?
    Anthony S. Bryk
    Why Public and Private Schools Matter
    Chester E. Finn, Jr.
    Unasked Questions
    James W. Guthrie
    Policy Implications of the Public and Private School Debates
    Barbara L. Heyns
    Questions and Answers
    Our Response
    James Coleman, Thomas Hoffer, Sally Kilgore
    Reducing Student Alienation in High Schools
    Implications of Theory
    Fred M. Newmann
    The Allen School
    An Alternative Nineteenth-Century Education, 1818-1852
    Judith Strong Albert
    Call 1-800-513-0763 to order this issue.