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The Death and life of the great American school system : how testing and choice are undermining education / Diane Ravitch.

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Author/Creator:
Ravitch, Diane.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
New York, NY : Basic Books, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 283 p. ; 25 cm
Title Variation:
American school system
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-271) and index.
Contents:
  • What I learned about school reform
  • Hijacked! : how the standards movement turned into the testing movement
  • The transformation of District 2
  • Lessons from San Diego
  • The business model in New York City
  • NCLB : measure and punish
  • Choice : the story of an idea
  • The trouble with accountability
  • What would Mrs. Ratliff do?
  • The billionaire boys' club
  • Lessons learned.
Summary:
Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime's worth of school reforms and reveals the simple--yet difficult--truth about how we can create actual change in public schools.
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ISBN:
9780465014910
0465014917

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