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In the name of excellence : the struggle to reform the nation's schools, why it's failing, and what should be done

Author: Thomas Toch
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An assessment of a movement to reform state schools in the USA, which examines the ideas, people and policies behind the movement, and comments on the widening gap between its theoretical goals,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Toch
ISBN: 0195077172 9780195077179 0195057619 9780195057614
OCLC Number: 27120576
Description: viii, 325 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. Origins. The nation responds --
In the name of excellence --
Texas : the reform battle in the states, writ large --
Part II. Report card. The new basics : crisis in the classroom --
Blue collar? or white? the AFT, the NEA, and teacher reform --
The coins of the realm : the paradox of standardized testing --
Part III. A further agenda. Conant was wrong : the human side of schools.
Responsibility: Thomas Toch.

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