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The tragedy of American school reform : how curriculum politics and entrenched dilemmas have diverted us from democracy

Author: Ronald W Evans
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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Two persistent dilemmas haunt school reform: curriculum politics and classroom constancy. Both undermined the 1960s' new social studies, a dynamic reform movement centered on inquiry, issues, and social activism. Dramatic academic freedom controversies ended reform and led to a conservative restoration. On one side were teachers and curriculum developers; on the other, conservative activists determined to undo the  Read more...
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Evans, Ronald W.
Tragedy of American school reform.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2011005469
(OCoLC)676728559
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald W Evans
ISBN: 9780230119109 0230119107 1283124289 9781283124287 9781349290833 1349290831
OCLC Number: 728644705
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Contents: Cover; Titlepage; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Challenges of Curriculum Development; The Problem; Part I Changes; 1 The New Social Studies; 2 The Newer Social Studies; 3 Larger Trends in Schools; Part II Reaction; 4 Aftermath: "We Face a National Conspiracy"; 5 The MACOS Controversy and Beyond; 6 The Conservative Restoration; Part III Making Sense; 7 Can We Transcend the Grammar of Social Studies?; Conclusion: Reflections on Education for Democracy; Dissonance; Can We Make a Difference?; Lasting Impressions; List of Abbreviations.
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