Federalism, Markets, and School: Education Reform in a Free Society
The conference explored education reform and the role of the state from the perspective of economic theory.
From Liberty Fund
Education in a Free Society
by Edited and with an Introduction by Anne Husted Burleigh
A position paper by Benjamin A. Rogge and Pierre F. Goodrich leads off this fine collection advocating an educational system based strictly on private and voluntary institutions.
Anne Husted Burleigh is a writer and a contributing editor for Crisis.
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