The death and life of the great American school system : how testing and choice are undermining education / Diane Ravitch.
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|Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch||370.973 RAV (Text)||78551000527976||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0465036589
- ISBN: 9780465036585
- Physical Description: xliv, 354 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: Revised and expanded edition.
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-335) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| What I learned about school reform -- Hijacked! How the standards movement turned into the testing movement -- The transformation of District 2 -- Lessons from San Diego -- The business model in New York City -- NCLB: measure and punish -- Choice: the story of an idea -- The trouble with accountability -- What would Mrs. Ratliff do? -- The billionaire boys' club -- Lessons learned -- Epilogue: School and society.
|Summary, etc.:|| Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime's worth of school reforms and reveals the simple--yet difficult--truth about how we can create actual change in public schools.
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