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America's public schools : from the common school to "No Child Left Behind" / William J. Reese.

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Author/Creator:
Reese, William J., 1951-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Updated ed. - Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 363 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-353) and index.
Contents:
  • The origins of the common school
  • Postbellum America and the common school
  • The "new education"
  • Democracy, efficiency, and school expansion
  • A democracy of differences
  • The people's college
  • Rising expectations and raising standards
  • Guardians of tradition
  • The fate of the high school.
Series:
The American moment
American moment.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781421400174
1421400170
9781421400167
1421400162

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