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Assigning Blame: The Rhetoric of Education Reform

Mark Hlavacik
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9781612509723, 161250972X, 9781612509730, 1612509738
Summary
This book, written by a rhetorical scholar, analyzes pivotal moments in thirty-five years of education policy, with a focus on the shifting role of blame in education reform and its implications.--
Contents
  • Introduction: Publicly blaming: the rhetoric of education reform
  • Milton Friedman blames the bureaucrats
  • A nation at risk blames itself
  • Jonathan Kozol blames East St. Louis
  • No Child Left Behind blames educators
  • Diane Ravitch blames No Child Left Behind
  • The paradox of public blame: a history of US education policy
  • The paradox of public blame: a future for US education policy.
Description
207 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and index.
Technical Details
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