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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Labaree, David F., 1947-
Someone has to fail.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David F Labaree
|Description:||1 online resource (304 p.)|
|Contents:||From citizens to consumers --
Founding the American school system --
The progressive effort to reshape the system --
Organizational resistance to reform --
Classroom resistance to reform --
Failing to solve social problems --
The limits of school learning --
Living with the school syndrome.
|Responsibility:||David F. Labaree.|
The book is only 280 pages long, but so rich in contrarian assaults on cherished American assumptions I cannot adequately summarize it...[Labaree's] candor and depth encourage humility. All of us