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Lessons from Privilege: The American Prep School Tradition

By: Arthur G. Powell

Price: $3.55

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 5151291

ISBN: 0674525493

Condition: Very Good


Several underlines. A note is written on the first blank page. Around 10,000 tax dollars will put a child through many public schools for a year. About 10,000 private dollars will put him through prep school. Why, then, is one system troubled and the other thriving, one vilified and the other celebrated? In this book, a renowned historian of education searches out the lessons that private schooling might offer public education as cries for school reform grow louder. Lessons from Privilege explores a tradition shaped by experience and common sense, and guided by principles that encourage ... View more info