ISBN-10:
0742561488
ISBN-13:
9780742561489
Pub. Date:
01/28/2008
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
High-Stakes Testing and the Decline of Teaching and Learning: The Real Crisis in Education

High-Stakes Testing and the Decline of Teaching and Learning: The Real Crisis in Education

by David Hursh

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ISBN-13: 9780742561489
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Critical Education Policy and Politics Series , #1
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

David Hursh is associate professor of Teaching and Curriculum in the Warner Graduate School of Education at the University of Rochester.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Situating the Personal in the Political     1
Demystifying Education: Theorizing Practice and Practicing Theory     13
Years of Struggle and Hope     35
Conflicting Visions of Schooling and Teaching: The Historical and Political Context     49
The Rise of High-Stakes Testing at the State and Federal Levels: New York, Texas, and No Child Left Behind     71
Renaissance 2010: The Reassertion of Ruling-Class Power through Neoliberal Policies in Chicago   David Hursh   Pauline Lipman     97
Imagining the Future: Alternatives to Neoliberalism and High-Stakes Testing     121
References     145
Index     167
About the Author     175

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