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The Resource Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States, Gerald W. Bracey

Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States, Gerald W. Bracey

Label
Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States
Title
Setting the record straight
Title remainder
responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Gerald W. Bracey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States, Gerald W. Bracey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hey, big spender -- Throwing money at the schools -- Rising costs, flat scores -- "Plummeting" SAT scores -- The shrinking SAT elite -- Knowledge nostalgia -- International comparisons -- The dropout rate -- Private versus public schools -- Choice and charter schools -- The global marketplace -- Preparing students for work -- The shortage of scientists -- The administrative blob -- Teacher accountability -- Dumb teachers -- "Feel good" education -- Special education costs
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780871202796
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36074472
Label
Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States, Gerald W. Bracey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Hey, big spender -- Throwing money at the schools -- Rising costs, flat scores -- "Plummeting" SAT scores -- The shrinking SAT elite -- Knowledge nostalgia -- International comparisons -- The dropout rate -- Private versus public schools -- Choice and charter schools -- The global marketplace -- Preparing students for work -- The shortage of scientists -- The administrative blob -- Teacher accountability -- Dumb teachers -- "Feel good" education -- Special education costs
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780871202796
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36074472

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