The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud and the Attack on America's Public Schools / Edition 1

The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud and the Attack on America's Public Schools / Edition 1

by David C. Berliner
ISBN-10:
0801314860
ISBN-13:
9780801314865
Pub. Date:
01/28/1995
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group

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The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud and the Attack on America's Public Schools / Edition 1

When this book debunked the myths that American students don't measure up and that better funding won't improve schools, it made national news from Newsweek and Better Homes and Gardens to the The New York Times Op-Ed page. Experts agreed with the Director of the Center for Educational R enewal that The Manufactured Crisis is "one of the most imporant books we've had in education in a long time."

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ISBN-13: 9780801314865
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Edition description: College ed
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Thinking About Education in a Different Way
1(12)
Myths About Achievement and Aptitude
13(52)
Other Myths About American Schools
65(64)
Why Now?
129(44)
Poor Ideas for Reform
173(42)
Real Problems of American Education
215(66)
Toward the Improvement of Education
281(62)
Fundamentals of School Improvement: Research and Compassion
343(8)
Endnotes 351(12)
References 363(30)
Name Index 393(10)
Subject Index 403(13)
About the Authors 416

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