The Resource Reign of error : the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools, Diane Ravitch

Reign of error : the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools, Diane Ravitch

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Reign of error : the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools
Title
Reign of error
Title remainder
the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ravitch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System; The Language Police ("Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . . Every bit as alarming as it is illuminating" --The New York Times); and the now-classic Great School Wars: A History of the New York City Public Schools--an incisive, comprehensive look at today's American public schools that argues persuasively against those who claim our public school system is broken, beyond repair, and obsolete; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the rising "privatization movement" draining students--and funding--from our public schools, a book that puts forth a detailed plan of what needs to happen to schools and with public policy to insure the survival of this American institution so basic to our democracy"--
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Provided by publisher
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Ravitch, Diane
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2806.36
LC item number
.R38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Privatization in education
  • School choice
  • Education and state
  • EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Children's Studies
  • Education and state
  • Privatization in education
  • School choice
  • United States
Label
Reign of error : the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools, Diane Ravitch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The facts about college graduation rates
  • How poverty affects academic achievement
  • The facts about teachers and test scores
  • Why merit pay fails
  • Do teachers need tenure and seniority?
  • The problem with Teach For America
  • The mystery of Michelle Rhee
  • The contradictions of charters
  • Trouble in e-land
  • Parent trigger, parent tricker
  • Our schools are at risk
  • The failure of vouchers
  • Schools don't improve if they are closed
  • Solutions: start here
  • Begin at the beginning
  • The early years count
  • The essentials of a good education
  • Class size matters for teaching and learning
  • Make charters work for all
  • Wraparound services make a difference
  • Measure knowledge and skills with care
  • The context for corporate reform
  • Strengthen the profession
  • Protect democratic control of public schools
  • The toxic mix
  • Privatization of public education is wrong
  • Conclusion: The pattern on the rug
  • Who are the corporate reformers?
  • The language of corporate reform
  • The facts about test scores
  • The facts about the achievement gap
  • The facts about the international test scores
  • The facts about high school graduation rates
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780385350884
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013015275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847529080
  • (OCoLC)ocn847529080
Label
Reign of error : the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America's public schools, Diane Ravitch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The facts about college graduation rates
  • How poverty affects academic achievement
  • The facts about teachers and test scores
  • Why merit pay fails
  • Do teachers need tenure and seniority?
  • The problem with Teach For America
  • The mystery of Michelle Rhee
  • The contradictions of charters
  • Trouble in e-land
  • Parent trigger, parent tricker
  • Our schools are at risk
  • The failure of vouchers
  • Schools don't improve if they are closed
  • Solutions: start here
  • Begin at the beginning
  • The early years count
  • The essentials of a good education
  • Class size matters for teaching and learning
  • Make charters work for all
  • Wraparound services make a difference
  • Measure knowledge and skills with care
  • The context for corporate reform
  • Strengthen the profession
  • Protect democratic control of public schools
  • The toxic mix
  • Privatization of public education is wrong
  • Conclusion: The pattern on the rug
  • Who are the corporate reformers?
  • The language of corporate reform
  • The facts about test scores
  • The facts about the achievement gap
  • The facts about the international test scores
  • The facts about high school graduation rates
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780385350884
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013015275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847529080
  • (OCoLC)ocn847529080

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