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The death and life of the great American school system : how testing and choice are undermining education

Death and Life Revised

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Ravitch,Diane

Source:

Basic Books, Volume Rev. and expanded, New York, p.334 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LA217.2 .R38 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9666359

Keywords:

Educational accountability--United States, Educational tests and measurements--United States, Public schools--United States, School choice--United States

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng