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Winds of change : declaring war on education / Darlene Leiding.

Author/Creator:
Leiding, Darlene, 1943-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 120 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Public schools -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction education: reading, writing, and futility
Are public schools hazardous to our health?: heated rhetoric and force of habit inhibit change
School culture: whatever it takes
The case against standardized testing: raising the scores, ruining the schools
A tornado brews: who will save children of color?
ELL, portrait of a population: how English language learners are putting schools to the test
Dangerous schools: when will we stop the violence?
Children of poverty: the ongoing debate
Who influences education in America?: can anyone?
New trends in education: competition, unemployment, digital devices and American education
Future trends in education:why study the future?
Results matter: the key to saving American education.
ISBN:
9781610488211 (cloth : alk. paper)
1610488210 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781610488228 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1610488229 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610488235 (electronic)
1610488237 (electronic)
OCLC:
769818916