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After the education wars : how smart schools upend the business of reform

Author: Andrea Gabor
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2018. ©2018
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"In an entirely fresh take on school reform, business journalist and bestselling author Andrea Gabor argues that Bill Gates, Eli Broad, and other leaders of the prevailing education-reform movement have borrowed all the wrong lessons from the business world. After the Education Wars explains how the market-based measures and carrot-and-stick incentives informing today's reforms are out of sync with the nurturing  Read more...
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Gabor, Andrea.
After the education wars.
New York : The New Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018003917
(OCoLC)1031433533
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Gabor
ISBN: 9781620972007 162097200X
OCLC Number: 1040696070
Description: 1 online resource (373 pages)
Contents: Introduction : The quiet revolution --
Big dreams, small schools : how entrepreneurial rebels built a movement in New York City --
Testing power : when is disruption just ... disruptive? --
State of reform : the not-so-quiet revolution in Massachusetts --
No lone stars : how trust and collaboration in one Texas school district have created lasting reform --
The hurricane and the charters : new schools unearth old ways in New Orleans --
Conclusion : A civic action: how schools --
and society --
benefit from real democracy.
Other Titles: How smart schools upend the business of reform
Responsibility: Andrea Gabor.

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"In an entirely fresh take on school reform, business journalist and bestselling author Andrea Gabor argues that Bill Gates, Eli Broad, and other leaders of the prevailing education-reform movement have borrowed all the wrong lessons from the business world. After the Education Wars explains how the market-based measures and carrot-and-stick incentives informing today's reforms are out of sync with the nurturing culture that good schools foster and--contrary to popular belief--at odds with the best practices of thriving twenty-first-century companies as well."--Amazon.

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