Slaying Goliath : the passionate resistance to privatization and the fight to save America's public schools / Diane Ravitch
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2020 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-318) and index.
Contents
Disruption Is Not Reform! -- The Odious Status Quo -- What Do the Disrupters Want? -- Meet the Resistance -- The Beginning of the End of Disruption -- The Resistance to High-Stakes Standardized Testing -- Rewards and Punishments Are Not Good Motivators -- Bait and Switch: How Liberals Were Duped into Embracing School Choice -- School Choice, Deregulation and Corruption -- The Resistance Fights Back -- The Resistance Goes National -- Dark Money in Massachusetts and Connecticut -- The Miracles That Weren't: New Orleans and Florida -- Common Core and a Gaggle of Other Failed Reforms -- The Teachers Revolt -- Goliath Stumbles.
Summary
"An in-depth look at the failed efforts to privatize public schools and the victories of those who have fought to save America's public school system"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Other Form:
Online version: Ravitch, Diane. Slaying Goliath First edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020 9780525655381 (DLC) 2019022777
ISBN
9780525655374 (hardcover)
0525655379 (hardcover)
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