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Education Under Siege Product Detail:

  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release : 21 October 2013
  • ISBN : 9781475803099
  • Page : 206 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Education Under Siege Book Summary/Review:

This book analyzes each major reform--No Child Left Behind, Common Core State Standards, grading schools, evaluating teachers, failing students, vouchers, charters, online virtual charters-- and finds them seriously wanting. We conclude with reforms that work actually helping teachers, kids, parents and communities.

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Education Under Siege

Education Under Siege
  • Author : Arthur Shapiro
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release Date : 2013-10-21
  • ISBN : 9781475803099
GET THIS BOOKEducation Under Siege

This book analyzes each major reform--No Child Left Behind, Common Core State Standards, grading schools, evaluating teachers, failing students, vouchers, charters, online virtual charters-- and finds them seriously wanting. We conclude with reforms that work actually helping teachers, kids, parents and communities.

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