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by Gerald W. Bracey
From the author of The War Against America's Public Schools, Bracey's Consumer's Guide to the War Against America's Public Schools will answer the questions you have about the how private schools, charters and vouchers are affecting the future of public education!Written in a clear, straightforward and engaging fashion so that all consumers of public education will find answers to their questions and criticism. Written by a well-known independent researcher, educator, and writer, this text challenges public education's critics with accurate analysis derived from current data. The book looks at interesting and popular experiments in private schooling such as Nobel Learning Communities and Michael Milken's Knowledge Universe.
A must-read for people who care about public education! A Consumer's Guide to the War Against America's Public Schools provides a comprehensive analysis of public schools and forces such as charters, vouchers, Educational Management Organizations (EMO's), and private schools that are altering the future of public education. In this extraordinary book, Gerald Bracey describes why Americans are nervous about their public schools and examines whether their anxieties are justified. Bracey provides a summary of the findings from research and evaluations on charter schools and vouchers, and findings concerning Edison Schools, Inc., TesseracT and other Education Management Organizations in an easy-to-read style that is sometimes funny, challenging and insightful.
Gerald W. Bracey holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University. He has held positions at Educational Testing Service, Indiana University, the Virginia Department of Education and Cherry Creek (Colo.) Schools. Since 1991 he has been an independent educational researcher and writer who specializes in assessment and policy analysis.
Subcategory: Schools & Teaching
Author: Gerald W. Bracey
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (September 28, 2002)
Pages: 224 pages
ePUB size: 1861 kb
FB2 size: 1704 kb
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