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Slaying Goliath : the impassioned fight to defeat the privatization movement and save America's public schools / Diane Ravitch.

Slaying Goliath : the impassioned fight to defeat the privatization movement and save America's public schools / Diane Ravitch.
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Record Number 20069
ISBN 9780525655374 (hardcover)
Location 370.973 RAV
Author Ravitch, Diane author.
Title Slaying Goliath : the impassioned fight to defeat the privatization movement and save America's public schools / Diane Ravitch.
Edition First edition.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2020]
Collation pages cm.
Content types text
Carrier type volume
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Note "From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, “whistleblower extraordinaire” (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error (“fearless” – Jonathan Kozol, NYRB) – an impassioned, inspiring look at the ways in which parents, teachers, activists–citizens, are successfully fighting back to defeat the forces that are privatizing America’s public schools." -- Publisher.
Topical Term Privatization in education -- United States
Public schools -- United States
Education and state -- United States
Internet Site Publisher website
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Loan   . On Loan . 9 Mar 2020
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