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Jeffrey Henig

Jeffrey Henig is a professor of political science and education at Teachers College, and professor of political science at Columbia University.  He has written broadly on urban politics, privatization, and on education policy.  Among his books are Public Policy and Federalism (St. Martins, 1985), Rethinking School Choice: Limits of the Market Metaphor (Princeton 1994); The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics and the Challenge of Urban Education (Princeton 1999); Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools (Kansas, 2001), and, most recently, Spin Cycle: How Research Is Used in Policy Debates, The Case of Charter Schools (Russell Sage/Century Foundation 2008).