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Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime's worth of school reforms and reveals the simple--yet difficult--truth about how we can create actual change in public schools.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-271) and index.
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What I learned about school reform Hijacked!: how the standards movement turned into the testing movement The transformation of district Lessons from San Diego The business model in New York City NCLB: measure and punish Choice: the story of an idea The trouble with accountability What would Mrs. Ratliff do? The billionaire boys' club Lessons learned.