For over two hundred years, legislators, educators, and public-minded voters have debated the right way to govern public faculties. This ebook experiences those debates and discusses racial integration, ethnicity, social type, vouchers, constitution, magnet and personal colleges within the usa, the previous German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany.
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