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Bad teacher! : how blaming teachers distorts the bigger picture

Author: Kevin K Kumashiro; William Ayers; Therese Quinn
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, Columbia University, [2012]
Series: Teaching for social justice series.
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Argues that scapegoating public school teachers and unions masks the real problems within the eduction system in the United States, and suggests ways to reframe the debate to create better solutions for public education reform.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin K Kumashiro; William Ayers; Therese Quinn
ISBN: 9780807753217 0807753211
OCLC Number: 762768296
Description: xv, 104 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Common Sense About Educational Reform 15 --
It's All About the Teacher 12 --
Bad Teacher! 20 --
2 The Power of Framing 23 --
Capitalizing on Fear 27 --
Family Values 29 --
From Standards to Standardization 34 --
Competition Solves All 37 --
3 Less Preparation Makes for Better Teachers 44 --
The Solution Is on Facebook 45 --
Church and State 49 --
Monopolies and Markets 53 --
4 When Billionaires Become Educational Experts 60 --
Traditional Philanthropy and Early Corporate Influence 62 --
Philanthropy and Business Roundtables 63 --
Venture Philanthropy 66 --
Seeing the Connections: Leveraging Wealth in Chicago 72.
Series Title: Teaching for social justice series.
Responsibility: Kevin K. Kumashiro ; foreword by William Ayers and Therese Quinn.

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Argues that scapegoating public school teachers and unions masks the real problems within the eduction system in the United States, and suggests ways to reframe the debate to create better solutions for public education reform.
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