America's Public Schools: From the Common School to

America's Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind"

by William J. Reese

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America's Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind" by William J. Reese

William J. Reese's history of public schools in America examines why citizens have repeatedly turned to the schools to improve society and how successive generations of reformers have tried to alter the curriculum and teaching practice to achieve their goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421400167
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2011
Series: The American Moment
Edition description: updated edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 850,897
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

William J. Reese is the Carl F. Kaestle WARF Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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