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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Peerless Educator
    Peerless Educator (English, Hardback) J. Wesley Null $142.50
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  • Peerless Educator
    Peerless Educator (English, Paperback) J. Wesley Null $42.49
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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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  • 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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  • 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: 2004
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2004 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    Why does the United States not have the teachers it needs? The media typically focus on a looming teacher shortage, but this volume of the Brookings Papers on Education Policy goes beyond the question of quantity to examine why American schools must scramble to find enough well-prepared and effective teachers.

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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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  • Kid Stuff
    Kid Stuff (English, Hardback) Diane Ravitch

    Robinson, Stacy L. Smith

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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2003
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2003 (English, Paperback) Diane Ravitch

    In 1983 the seminal report issued by the National Commission on Excellence in Education, ""A Nation at Risk,"" charged that most American high schoolers were following a general course of instruction, choosing neither the college-preparatory track nor the vocational option.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2001
    Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2001 (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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  • The American Reader
    The American Reader (Hardback) Professor of Education Diane Ravitch

    This revised historical anthology of Americans speaking their minds contains more than 200 poems, speeches, songs, letters, and other expressions arranged in chronological order. From Woody Guthrie to Thomas Jefferson, the nation's most notable spokespersons pay tribute to the nation's character and values.

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