Public Education / Edition 1

Public Education / Edition 1

by Myron Lieberman, M. Lieberman
     
 

In this blistering critique of our failing public schools and our fuzzy thinking about how to fix them, Myron Lieberman explains why public education is in terminal decline and tells us what we must do to get American schooling back on track.See more details below

Overview

In this blistering critique of our failing public schools and our fuzzy thinking about how to fix them, Myron Lieberman explains why public education is in terminal decline and tells us what we must do to get American schooling back on track.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674722347
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1Why an Autopsy?1
2The Future Context of Public Education17
3Producer-Consumer Conflict45
4The Information System of Public Education67
5Educational Information Under a Market System94
6The Real Costs of Public Education114
7Educational Outcomes as an Efficiency Issue143
8The Educational Consequences of Racial Conflict171
9Equality of Educational Opportunity Reconsidered202
10The Impact of Higher Education on the Public Schools230
11Educational Research and Development249
12The Educational Agenda and Its Problems273
13The Transition Solution297
Epilogue317
Notes341
Index367

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