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The American School: From the Puritans to No Child Left Behind / Edition 7
     

The American School: From the Puritans to No Child Left Behind / Edition 7

by Joel Spring
 

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ISBN-10: 0073525898

ISBN-13: 9780073525891

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.

This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. The point of view taken by this text emphasizes 1) the role of multiculturalism and cultural domination in shaping U.S. schools, 2) the position of the school as one of many

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This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. The point of view taken by this text emphasizes 1) the role of multiculturalism and cultural domination in shaping U.S. schools, 2) the position of the school as one of many institutions that manage the distribution of ideas in society, 3) racism as a central issue in U.S. history and U.S. educational history, and 4) economic issues as an important factor in understanding the evolution of U.S. schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073525891
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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