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Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools / Steven Brill.

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Author/Creator:
Brill, Steven, 1950-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. - New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 478 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The race
  • Juicy words
  • The epiphanies
  • Be obedient. Be good. Keep your mouth shut.
  • If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted
  • A hopelessly naive thesis
  • A governor and a president take center stage
  • Payroll to payroll
  • Lighting up the capitol switchboard
  • The backlash
  • Schoolyard classroom
  • The discovery : good teaching matters
  • The network
  • No child left behind
  • Don't worry, it's just a parent
  • The union won't allow it
  • The idea wasn't just to keep them from killing somebody
  • How could the Democrats be against this?
  • Seeing George Soros's apartment
  • New York realities
  • Our party has got to wake up on this
  • The co-location trap
  • Creating a new school system the hard way
  • Colorado says half of you won't graduate
  • The pol and the moneymen
  • Foxes in the henhouse
  • Mounting evidence
  • This just seemed so obvious
  • More money, no hassles
  • Building Harlem success
  • This is not a self-esteem movement
  • You really don't want to hire me
  • Pulling the rug out
  • Money meets data
  • Hillary for teachers, teachers for Hillary
  • Forward, backward in New York
  • 45,000 dollars well spent
  • Faceless bureaucracy
  • Back in the classroom
  • Quarantine the data
  • Climbing the ladder
  • Rhee's choice : your union or 130,000 dollars
  • Turning around the USS Gates
  • The new Democrats
  • Two returns to the classroom
  • Wake up, Obama just talked about you
  • Inside baseball
  • What do you guys think you could do with a hundred billion?
  • The chosen four
  • They'll do backflips
  • Things I can't change from this building
  • Widgets
  • Agreement in Pittsburgh
  • The opposite of venture capital
  • Outcomes, not achievement
  • Obfuscating the issue, fooling the reviewers
  • A shriek on Park Avenue
  • The Feinberg gambit
  • School reform : the movie
  • Firing everyone
  • My baby is reading
  • Going over to the other side
  • A baffling round one
  • Varnish on a sinking ship
  • Two winners
  • Back on the horse in Colorado
  • Billionaires trapped in an elevator
  • Rhee's breakthrough
  • He met with everyone
  • A New York breakthrough or mirage?
  • Rocky Mountain high
  • Honored, humbled, hopeful, and horrified
  • She's deKlerk in South Africa. We have to help her.
  • The quiet revolution
  • Teach like your hair's on fire
  • Klein's and Mulgrew's wonderful negotiation
  • From inside baseball to public accountability
  • Arne, here's the column you've been missing
  • Soaring dreams, street-level politics
  • Rhee rejected
  • I'll email your dad and tell him
  • The Mujahideen and the moderates
  • Punch, counterpunch
  • A marathon, not a sprint.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781451611991
1451611994
9781451612028
1451612028

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