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Title Public education under siege / edited by Michael B. Katz and Mike Rose.

Publication Info. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    370.01 PUB    DUE 04-03-19
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 245 pages ; 23 cm.
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Note "A Dissent Book."
Contents The perils of technocratic educational reform: The mismeasure of teaching and learning : how contemporary school reform fails the test / Mike Rose ; Views from the black of the math classroom / Joi A. Spencer ; Targeting teachers / David F. Labaree ; Firing line : the grand coalition against teachers / Joanne Barkan ; The bipartisan, and unfounded, assault on teachers' unions / Richard D. Kahlenberg ; Free-market think tanks and the marketing of education policy / Kevin G. Welner ; The price of human capital : the illusion of equal educational opportunity / Harvey Kantor, Robert Lowe ; Educational movements, not market moments / Janelle Scott -- Education, race, and poverty: Public education as welfare / Michael B. Katz ; In search of equality in school finance reform / Pamela Barnhouse Walters ... [et al.] ; "I want the white people here!" : the dark side of an urban school renaissance / Maia Cucchiara ; The rhetoric of choice : segregation, desegregation, and charter schools / Ansley T. Erickson ; Criminalizing kids : the overlooked reason for failing schools / Heather Ann Thompson -- Alternatives to technocratic reform: Abandoning the higher purposes of public schools / Deborah Meier ; Equity-minded instructional leadership : turning up the volume for English learners / Tina Trujillo, Sarah Woulfin ; Professional unionism : redefining the role of teachers and their unions in reform efforts / Claire Robertson-Kraft ; Pushing back : how an environmental charter school resisted test-driven pressures / Paul Skilton-Sylvester ; The achievement gap and the schools we need : creating the conditions where race and class no longer predict student achievement / Pedro Noguera ; !Ya Basta! : challenging restrictions on English-language learners / Eugene E. Garcia ; Sharing responsibility : a case for real parent-school partnerships / Rema Reynolds, Tyrone C. Howard ; Calling the shots in public education : parents, politicians and educators clash / Eva Gold ... [et al.] -- Conclusions: What is education reform? / Michael B. Katz, Mike Rose ; A letter to young teachers : the graduation speech you won't hear, but should / Mike Rose.
Subject Educational change -- Social aspects -- United States.
Public schools -- Social aspects -- United States.
Teachers -- United States -- Social conditions.
Added Author Katz, Michael B., 1939-2014,, editor of compilation.
Rose, Mike (Michael Anthony) editor of compilation.
ISBN 0812223209

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