Built to Fail: Structural Deficiencies and Student Failure

Built to Fail: Structural Deficiencies and Student Failure

by Robert K. Irvine, Randy K. Trani


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475808643
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/09/2014
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Randy K. Trani, past Oregon middle level principal of the year and high school principal of the year, currently works as the Superintendent of Corbett School District in Oregon. During his ten years at Corbett the school has been recognized as one of the top ten schools in the country multiple times by different national presses. He enjoys working with districts around the county who are interested in the Corbett model of education.

Dr. Robert K. Irvine is a partner in the consulting firm PARC Resources and works with nonprofits, Indian Tribes and local governments. In addition, he is an adjunct instructor with Blue Mountain Community College and taught fourteen years for Eastern Oregon University's Distance Education Program.

Table of Contents

1.The Modern State of Education in America
2. A False Promise OR The Siren Song of Choice
3. The US vs. the World
4. The Educational Approaches of Other Nations
5.Great US Schools – Breaking From the Grade Level & Comprehensive
7.Examination of Minority Achievement
8.Today’s Paradigm
9. Existing Sociological Theoretical Framework
10. Empirical Data that Supports Structural Deficiency Theory Or: I wonder if anyone will ever read this dissertation stuff!
11. Structural Efficiency Theory
12, 14 and 15. A View to A Kill: How to Slay Your Cerberus

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