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Rejecting schools : towards a fuller understanding of the process of parental choice.

Bagley, C. A. and Woods, P. A. and Glatter, R. (2001) 'Rejecting schools : towards a fuller understanding of the process of parental choice.', School leadership & management., 21 (3). pp. 309-25.

Abstract

Investigates why (British) parents reject certain secondary schools for their children, drawing on data from the Parental and School Choice Interaction study. The main reason cited was transport or distance, followed by concerns about unacceptable pupil populations, ethnic composition, school environment, staff, head teachers, school reputation, and bullying. (Contains 22 references.) (MLH).

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Educational marketplace, Negative reasoning.
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13632430120074455
Record Created:08 Jan 2007
Last Modified:14 Sep 2010 16:56

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