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Winds of change : declaring war on education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.120 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA217.2 .L446 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9581591

Keywords:

Children with social disabilities--Education--United States, Public schools--United States, School improvement programs--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction education: reading, writing, and futility -- Are public schools hazardous to our health?: heated rhetoric and force of habit inhibit change -- School culture: whatever it takes -- The case against standardized testing: raising the scores, ruining the schools -- A tornado brews: who will save children of color? -- ELL, portrait of a population: how English language learners are putting schools to the test -- Dangerous schools: when will we stop the violence? -- Children of poverty: the ongoing debate -- Who influences education in America?: can anyone? -- New trends in education: competition, unemployment, digital devices and American education -- Future trends in education:why study the future? -- Results matter: the key to saving American education.

Publication Language:

eng