Table of Contents:
- 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
- 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
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-335) and index.
Description based on: Print version record.
- 1 online resource (xliv, 354 pages)
- LA217 .R36 2016eb
Other Control Numbers:
- 1341702 (source: EbpS)