Escuela magnet

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Una escuela magnet (magnet school) en los Estados Unidos es un tipo de una escuela pública. Escuelas magnet tienen programas especiales y atraen a los estudiantes que son de diferentes razas y grupos socioeconómicos.[1]

El propósito de algunas escuelas es para proporcionar opciones educativos, y para otros, es la educación de mayor calidad.[2]

Notas[editar]

  1. Congreso de los Estados Unidos. Congressional Record, V. 145, Pt. 18, October 14, 1999 to October 25, 1999. Government Printing Office. p. 26181 - "SEC. 5104. DEFINITION. "For the purpose of this part, the term 'magnet school' means a public elementary or secondary education center that offers a special curriculum capable of attracting substantial numbers of students of different racial backgrounds."
  2. Blank, Rolf. "Educational effects of magnet high schools." En: Witte, John F. y William H. Clune. Choice and Control in American Education, Volume 2. Psychology Press (EN), 1990. ISBN 1850008183, 9781850008187. p. 80: "Other important contributing factors in magnet school development since 1983 have been the push for educational excellence as well as increased interest in school choice."