How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials Race in American Education

How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials Race in American Education

by David F. Labaree, Yale University Press
     
 

Getting ahead and getting an education are inseparable in the minds of most Americans. David Labaree argues, however, that the connection between schooling and social mobility may be doing more harm than good, for the pursuit of educational credentials has come to take precedence over the acquisition of knowledge.
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Getting ahead and getting an education are inseparable in the minds of most Americans. David Labaree argues, however, that the connection between schooling and social mobility may be doing more harm than good, for the pursuit of educational credentials has come to take precedence over the acquisition of knowledge.

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ISBN-13:
9780300069938
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.01(d)

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