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  • Finnish Lessons 2.0
    Finnish Lessons 2.0 (English, Paperback) Pasi Sahlberg

    Sahlberg has thoroughly updated his groundbreaking account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past four decades. In this international bestseller, Sahlberg traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and much of the rest of the world.

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  • The Schools We Deserve
    The Schools We Deserve (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    The author of The Troubled Crusade and other important books and writings on education brings her own blend of sanity, common sense, and commitment to excellence to the problems of the nation's schools.

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  • The Troubled Crusade
    The Troubled Crusade (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    This widely praised history of the controversies that have beset American schools and universities since World War II is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the condition of American education today.

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  • More Than A Score
    More Than A Score (English, Paperback) Jesse Hagopian

    Voices from the growing movement of teachers, students, and parents organizing against high-stakes testing.

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  • Edspeak
    Edspeak (English, Paperback) Professor of Education Diane Ravitch

    Provides more than five hundred entries that cover the terminology and acronyms used in education in the United States.

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  • Reign of Error
    Reign of Error (English, Paperback) Professor of Education Diane Ravitch

    From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today's American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is draining students and funding from our public schools....

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  • Fear and Learning in America - Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education
    Fear and Learning in America - Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education (English, Paperback) John Kuhn

    This powerful book requires us to question whether the current education crisis will be judged by history as a legitimate national emergency or an agenda-driven panic, spurred on by a media that is, for the most part, uninterested in anything but useless soundbites.

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  • Forgotten Heroes of American Education
    Forgotten Heroes of American Education (English, Paperback) J. Wesley Null

    Aims to draw attention to eight forgotten heroes of American education: William C Bagley, Charles DeGarmo, David Felmley, William Torrey Harris, Isaac L Kandel, Charles McMurry, William C Ruediger, and Edward Austin Sheldon. This work includes a chapter at the end of the book entitled 'John Dewey's Forgotten Essays.'

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  • Making Good Citizens
    Making Good Citizens (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    In this volume, leading thinkers from a variety of disciplines probe the relation between a healthy democracy and education, and discuss topics that range from the place of religion in public life to political conflict in a pluralist society to the problems of racial inequality.

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  • The Great School Wars
    The Great School Wars (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    Named one of the Ten Best Books about New York City by the New York Times

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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 1998
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 1998 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    What is the state of education in America today? And where is it headed? What is the real state of education in America today? And where is it headed? The Brookings Institution, long noted for its pathbreaking work on education policy, introduces a series of annual volumes that provide the inside story on education's most important issues.

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  • Reign of Error
    Reign of Error (English, Hardback) Professor of Education Diane Ravitch

    A former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education and author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System presents an incisive look at today's American public schools to argue that the system is still functioning and is being unduly compromised by the rising privatization movement.

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  • The American Reader
    The American Reader (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    An anthology of more than two hundred chronologically arranged selections of speeches, songs, poems, letters, and other classic works include Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Kennedy's inaugural speech, wartime songs, and Lucy Stone's "A Disappointed Woman," along with works by Woody Guthrie, W. E. B. DuBois, Benjamin Franklin, and many others. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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  • Forgotten Heroes of American Education
    Forgotten Heroes of American Education (English, Hardback) J. Wesley Null

    Aims to draw attention to eight forgotten heroes of American education: William C Bagley, Charles DeGarmo, David Felmley, William Torrey Harris, Isaac L Kandel, Charles McMurry, William C Ruediger, and Edward Austin Sheldon. This work includes a chapter at the end of the book entitled 'John Dewey's Forgotten Essays.'

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  • Peerless Educator
    Peerless Educator (English, Paperback) J. Wesley Null $39.00
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  • Peerless Educator
    Peerless Educator (English, Hardback) J. Wesley Null $121.12 $131.95
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  • Learning from the Past
    Learning from the Past (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    This text examines major changes in US educational development and reform, considering how such changes have been implemented in the past and warning against exaggerating their benefits. Issues covered include governance, equity and multiculturalism, curriculum standards and school choice.

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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2005
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2005 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    Contents include: *Test-Based Accountability: The Promise and the Perils Tom Loveless (Brookings) * Can the Federal Government Improve Education Research? Brian Jacob (Harvard University) and Jens Ludwig (Georgetown University ) *Realizing the Promise of Brand-Name Schools Steven F.

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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2002
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2002 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    Published annually, Brookings Papers on Education Policy (BPEP) analyzes policies intended to improve student performance. In each volume, some of the best-informed analysts in various disciplines review the current situation in education and consider programs for reform.

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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 1999
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 1999 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    This second annual issue of the series focuses on the state of urban education in America. It provides in-depth, jargon-free analysis of the most important issues in education today -from some of the country's leading experts.

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