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The death and life of the great American school system [electronic resource] : how testing and choice are undermining education / Diane Ravitch.

Author/Creator:
Ravitch, Diane, author.
Edition:
Revised and expanded edition.
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 334 pages.)
Subjects:
Public schools -- United States.
Educational accountability -- United States.
Educational tests and measurements -- United States.
School choice -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Contents:
What I learned about school reform
Hijacked!: how the standards movement turned into the testing movement
The transformation of district 2
Lessons from San Diego
The business model in New York City
NCLB: measure and punish
Choice: the story of an idea
The trouble with accountability
What would Mrs. Ratliff do?
The billionaire boys' club
Lessons learned.
Notes:
Reprint. Originally published: 2010.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-322) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN:
9780465021086 (electronic bk.)
0465021085 (electronic bk.)
9780465025572
0465025579
Publisher Number:
99970723180
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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