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Slaying Goliath : the passionate resistance to privatization and the fight to save America's public schools / Diane Ravitch.

Ravitch, Diane, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.
  • 11 of 11 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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Juniata County Library 371.01 RAV (Text) 39640100585072 JUNM Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525655374
  • ISBN: 0525655379
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-318) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disruption Is Not Reform! -- The Odious Status Quo -- What Do the Disrupters Want? -- Meet the Resistance -- The Beginning of the End of Disruption -- The Resistance to High-Stakes Standardized Testing -- Rewards and Punishments Are Not Good Motivators -- Bait and Switch: How Liberals Were Duped into Embracing School Choice -- School Choice, Deregulation and Corruption -- The Resistance Fights Back -- The Resistance Goes National -- Dark Money in Massachusetts and Connecticut -- The Miracles That Weren't: New Orleans and Florida -- Common Core and a Gaggle of Other Failed Reforms -- The Teachers Revolt -- Goliath Stumbl
Summary, etc.:
"An in-depth look at the failed efforts to privatize public schools and the victories of those who have fought to save America's public school system"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Privatization in education > United States.
Public schools > United States.
Education and state > United States.
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