Education and the crisis of public values : challenging the assault on teachers, students, & public education
Source:Counterpoints New York, N.Y. ; v. 400, Peter Lang, New York, p.129 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb LA217.2 .G54 2012
Keywords:Privatization in education--United States, Public schools--United States
Contents: In defense of public school teachers in a time of crisis -- When generosity hurts : Bill Gates, public school teachers, and the politics of humiliation -- Teachers without jobs and education without hope : beyond bailouts and the fetish of the measurement trap -- Chartering disaster : why Duncan's corporate-based schools can't deliver an education that matters -- Dumbing down teachers : attacking colleges of education in the name of reform -- Business culture and the death of public education : Mayor Bloomberg, David Steiner, and the politics of corporate "leadership" -- Public intellectuals, the politics of clarity, and the crisis of language -- Paulo Freire and the pedagogy of bearing witness.