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Barriers to Excellence: The Changes Needed for Our Schools

Betsy Gunzelmann
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781610485784 (cloth : alk. paper), 1610485785 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781610485791 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1610485793 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781610485807 (electronic)
Contents
  • There is trouble in our schools : a historical overview of barriers and imbalance
  • Rescuing our schools : perspectives of leaders, reformers, and entrepreneurs
  • The gathering of data from many directions
  • Society and culture : first, most complex, and most controversial of the barriers to excellence
  • Political barriers to excellence : multifaceted and difficult, but not impossible to resolve
  • Economic barriers to excellence
  • Psychological barriers to educational excellence
  • Educational issues : process and logistical barriers
  • Breaking down the barriers and restoring balance
  • Education : our key to future success.
Description
ix, 97 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-97).
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