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Education and the crisis of public values : challenging the assault on teachers, students, & public education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Counterpoints New York, N.Y. ; v. 400, Peter Lang, New York, p.129 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA217.2 .G54 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9363452

Keywords:

Privatization in education--United States, Public schools--United States

Abstract:

Contents: In defense of public school teachers in a time of crisis -- When generosity hurts : Bill Gates, public school teachers, and the politics of humiliation -- Teachers without jobs and education without hope : beyond bailouts and the fetish of the measurement trap -- Chartering disaster : why Duncan's corporate-based schools can't deliver an education that matters -- Dumbing down teachers : attacking colleges of education in the name of reform -- Business culture and the death of public education : Mayor Bloomberg, David Steiner, and the politics of corporate "leadership" -- Public intellectuals, the politics of clarity, and the crisis of language -- Paulo Freire and the pedagogy of bearing witness.

Publication Language:

eng