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Why Public Schools? Whose Public Schools?: What Early Communities Have to Tell Us Hardcover – June, 2003

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 232 pages
  • Publisher: New South Inc (June 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588381234
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588381231
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,545,490 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

David Mathews attended the public schools of Clarke County, Alabama. After graduating from the University of Alabama, he went on to Columbia University, where he earned a Ph.D. in American educational history. Mathews has been president of the University of Alabama and secretary of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. He is currently trustee and president of the Kettering Foundation. His other recent books are Politics for People: Finding a Responsible Public Voice and Is There a Public for Public Schools? --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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