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Why Is Corporate America Bashing Our Public Schools?

Kathy Emery and Susan Ohanian
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Book
Published
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0325006377 (alk. paper)
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Contents
  • Introduction : McMerde double bacon cheeseburgers, Steinway pianos, and standing up for the teaching covenant
  • The words that bind
  • College entrance : universal measure of public school success or a straw-man setup of Business Roundtable cronies?
  • One size for all : the Business Roundtable brings the global economy to your neighborhood school
  • Not-so-strange bedfellows : the Business Roundtable power network
  • Hijacking democratically elected school boards--and why we should care
  • Houston : where school business is a corporate affair
  • No matter who's talking about education reform, look for the footprints of the Business Roundtable
  • As goes California, so goes the nation
  • San Francisco : vacating justice
  • Up close with teachers, tests, and technology
  • Conclusion : so what do we do now?.
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vi, 266 p. : ill. ; 23 bcm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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