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Author Shaker, Paul.
Title Reclaiming education for democracy : thinking beyond No Child Left Behind / Paul Shaker and Elizabeth E. Heilman.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, c2008.
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Description xxiv, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-221) and index.
Contents Political advocacy versus academic authority: defining educational inquiry and defending public education -- Policy as propaganda: a critical examination of NCLB -- The cultural psychology of the right -- The myth of scientifically based research -- The "science" of teacher testing -- Contested visions of public schooling for a democratic society -- Left back: punditry or history? -- A renewed vision of good teaching and good schools -- Rediscovering and reclaiming public education in a democratic society.
Subject Education -- Political aspects -- United States.
Education and state -- United States.
Democracy and education -- United States.
Public schools -- United States.
United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Added Author Heilman, Elizabeth E.
New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2010. ZNS
Added Title Thinking beyond No Child Left Behind
ISBN 0805858423 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780805858426 (pbk. : alk. paper)