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