The Assault on Public Education: Confronting the Politics of Corporate School Reform.

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In this timely interdisciplinary volume, William Watkins has brought together leading scholars and activists to address some of the most urgent issues facing public education. What is underneath and behind the language of choice, efficiency, and improvement in current neoliberal discourse? How will urban and poor populations be affected? Will privatization lead to increased stratification in our schools? How can public education not only be saved but re-imagined? In accessible language, renowned contributors ...
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Overview

In this timely interdisciplinary volume, William Watkins has brought together leading scholars and activists to address some of the most urgent issues facing public education. What is underneath and behind the language of choice, efficiency, and improvement in current neoliberal discourse? How will urban and poor populations be affected? Will privatization lead to increased stratification in our schools? How can public education not only be saved but re-imagined? In accessible language, renowned contributors explore and critique corporate school reform to both inform and serve as an organizing tool for teachers, parents, students, and citizens committed to genuine public education.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807752548
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,341,919
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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