Enlightenment on the Diversification of American Schools Since 1980s: From China’s Perspective

Zhongren XU

Abstract


Since 1980s, the United States has conducted a reform to diversify primary and secondary schools in the name of “school restructuring” . The strategies used in the reform include diversification of management models, diversification of business entities and diversification of school-running subjects. Although the effects of such reform on American schools remain to be seen, diversifying schools is still a meaningful value pursuit. In this sense, drawing some ideas from the diversification of American schools is of benefits for us to retrospect on the fairness, evaluation mechanism, and strategies of education reform, thus obtaining good inspiration.

Keywords


America; Diversification of schools; Education reform

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.hess.1927024020140602.4480

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