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Public Education Under Siege
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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. C-ii
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  1. Title
  2. pp. iii-iii
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  1. Copyright
  2. pp. iv-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. Part I: The Perils of Technocratic Educational Reform
  2. pp. 7-8
  1. Chapter 1 The Mismeasure of Teaching and Learning: How Contemporary School Reform Fails the Test
  2. pp. 9-20
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  1. Chapter 2 Views from the Black of the Math Classroom
  2. pp. 21-29
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  1. Chapter 3 Targeting Teachers
  2. pp. 30-39
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  1. Chapter 4 Firing Line: The Grand Coalition Against Teachers
  2. pp. 40-57
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  1. Chapter 5 The Bipartisan, and Unfounded, Assault on Teachers' Unions
  2. pp. 58-66
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  1. Chapter 6 Free-Market Think Tanks and the Marketing of Education Policy
  2. pp. 67-74
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  1. Chapter 7 The Price of Human Capital: The Illusion of Equal Educational Opportunity
  2. pp. 75-83
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  1. Chapter 8 Educational Movements, Not Market Moments
  2. pp. 84-90
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  1. Part II: Education, Race, and Poverty
  2. pp. 91-92
  1. Chapter 9 Public Education as Welfare
  2. pp. 93-101
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  1. Chapter 10 In Search of Equality in School Finance Reform
  2. pp. 102-111
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  1. Chapter 11 "I Want the White People Here!": The Dark Side of an Urban School Renaissance
  2. pp. 112-121
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  1. Chapter 12 The Rhetoric of Choice: Segregation, Desegregation, and Charter Schools
  2. pp. 122-130
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  1. Chapter 13 Criminalizing Kids: The Overlooked Reason for Failing Schools
  2. pp. 131-140
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  1. Part III: Alternatives to Technocratic Reform
  2. pp. 141-142
  1. Chapter 14 Abandoning the Higher Purposes of Public Schools
  2. pp. 143-147
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  1. Chapter 15 Equity-Minded Instructional Leadership: Turning Up the Volume for English Learners
  2. pp. 148-157
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  1. Chapter 16 Professional Unionism: Redefining the Role of Teachers and Their Unions in Reform Efforts
  2. pp. 158-167
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  1. Chapter 17 Pushing Back: How an Environmental Charter School Resisted Test-Driven Pressures
  2. pp. 168-179
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  1. Chapter 18 The Achievement Gap and the Schools We Need: Creating the Conditions Where Race and Class No Longer Predict Student Achievement
  2. pp. 180-193
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  1. Chapter 19 !Ya Basta! Challenging Restrictions on English-Language Learners
  2. pp. 194-200
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  1. Chapter 20 Sharing Responsibility: A Case for Real Parent-School Partnerships
  2. pp. 201-206
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  1. Chapter 21 Calling the Shots in Public Education: Parents, Politicians, and Educators Clash
  2. pp. 207-218
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  1. Part IV: Conclusions
  2. pp. 219-220
  1. Chapter 22 What Is Education Reform?
  2. pp. 221-237
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  1. Chapter 23 A Letter to Young Teachers: The Graduation Speech You Won't Hear, But Should
  2. pp. 238-240
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 241-246
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 247-247
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