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The Resource Education myths : what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson

Education myths : what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson

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Education myths : what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson
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Education myths
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what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson
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eng
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20/20 (Television program)
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1966-
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Greene, Jay P.
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1973-
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  • Forster, Greg
  • Winters, Marcus A
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Education
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Education myths : what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson
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Publication
Note
"As seen on ABC's 20/20"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-250) and index
Contents
The money myth : "schools perform poorly because they need more money" -- The special ed myth : "special education programs burden public schools, hindering their academic performance" -- The myth of helplessness : "social problems like poverty cause students to fail, schools are helpless to prevent it" -- The class size myth : "schools should reduce class sizes, small classes would produce big improvements" -- The certification myth : "certified or more experienced teachers are substantially more effective" -- The teacher pay myth : "teachers are badly underpaid" -- The myth of decline : "schools are performing much worse than they used to" -- The graduation myth : "nearly all students graduate from high school" -- The college access myth : "non-academic barriers prevent a lot of minority students from attending college" -- The high stakes myth : "the results of high-stakes tests are not credible because they're distorted by cheating and teaching to the test" -- The push-out myth : "exit exams cause more students to drop out of high school" -- The accountability burden myth : "accountability systems impose large financial burdens on schools" -- The inconclusive research myth : "the evidence on the effectiveness of vouchers is mixed and inconclusive" -- The Exeter myth : "private schools have higher test scores because they have more money and recruit high-performing students while expelling low-performing students" -- The draining myth : "school choice harms public schools" -- The disabled need not apply myth : "private schools won't serve disabled students" -- The democratic values myth : "private schools are less effective at promoting tolerance and civic participation" -- The segregation myth : "private schools are more racially segregated than public schools."
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23 cm.
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
xii, 273 p.
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9780742549784
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ill.
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  • (OCoLC)83267996
  • (OCoLC)83267996
Label
Education myths : what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools -- and why it isn't so / Jay P. Greene with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters ; foreword by James Q Wilson
Publication
Note
"As seen on ABC's 20/20"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-250) and index
Contents
The money myth : "schools perform poorly because they need more money" -- The special ed myth : "special education programs burden public schools, hindering their academic performance" -- The myth of helplessness : "social problems like poverty cause students to fail, schools are helpless to prevent it" -- The class size myth : "schools should reduce class sizes, small classes would produce big improvements" -- The certification myth : "certified or more experienced teachers are substantially more effective" -- The teacher pay myth : "teachers are badly underpaid" -- The myth of decline : "schools are performing much worse than they used to" -- The graduation myth : "nearly all students graduate from high school" -- The college access myth : "non-academic barriers prevent a lot of minority students from attending college" -- The high stakes myth : "the results of high-stakes tests are not credible because they're distorted by cheating and teaching to the test" -- The push-out myth : "exit exams cause more students to drop out of high school" -- The accountability burden myth : "accountability systems impose large financial burdens on schools" -- The inconclusive research myth : "the evidence on the effectiveness of vouchers is mixed and inconclusive" -- The Exeter myth : "private schools have higher test scores because they have more money and recruit high-performing students while expelling low-performing students" -- The draining myth : "school choice harms public schools" -- The disabled need not apply myth : "private schools won't serve disabled students" -- The democratic values myth : "private schools are less effective at promoting tolerance and civic participation" -- The segregation myth : "private schools are more racially segregated than public schools."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
xii, 273 p.
Isbn
9780742549784
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)83267996
  • (OCoLC)83267996

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