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Peurach DJ. Seeing complexity in public education : problems, possibilities, and success for all. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press; 2011.

"In a period of unprecedented pressure to reform education in the United States, two questions stand out: What is involved in the work of transforming underperforming schools into higher performing schools? And what makes this work so difficult? 'Seeing Complexity in Public Education' examines these questions in light of the history of the Success for All Foundation, an organization that has collaborated with thousands of elementary schools across the US to enact a common design for comprehensive school reform."

Maeroff GI. School boards in America : a flawed exercise in democracy. Vol 1st. New York: Palgrave Macmillan; 2010.
Ravitch D. The Death and life of the great American school system : how testing and choice are undermining education. New York, NY: Basic Books; 2010. Abstract

"Diane Ravitch is one of the most important public intellectuals of our time. In this powerful and deftly written book, she takes on the big issues of American education today, fearlessly articulating both the central importance of strong public education and the central elements for strengthening our schools. Anyone who cares about public education should read this book." -- Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommon Professor of Education, Stanford University, and Founding Executive Director, National Commission for Teaching & America's Future

Parrish PA. A wake up call for schools : a new order in public education. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education; 2010.
Zwaagstra MC, Clifton RA, Long JC. What is wrong with our schools. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education; 2010.