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Wasting minds : why our education system is failing and what we can do about it / Ronald A. Wolk.

Author/Creator:
Wolk, Ronald A. author.
Publication:
Alexandria, Virginia, USA : ASCD, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 199 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Educational change -- United States.
Public schools -- United States.
Contents:
The "get tough" policy
All standards for all students
If it moves, test it
Make them take algebra
Wanted : great teachers
The quest for the supreme leader
The dropout epidemic
Time for what?
Never enough money
Needed : a new strategy of new schools
One student at a time
Many pathways to success
Life to text
It's the work that counts
Start them early
A new role for teachers
A matter of choice
Schools for digital natives.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-193) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
1416611312
9781416611318 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
671541116
Publisher Number:
99945109633
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