What You Don't Know about Schools
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What You Don't Know about Schools

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This book brings together leading scholars of education to analyze different ways of looking at school. Steinberg, Kincheloe, and a group of contributors argue that the goals of education are reduced by a superficial public conversation. Simplistic political views and strategies for reform ignore the complexity of the educational process. The debate over the purpose of sch...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 7th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Wayne Stone
this is my favorite line - page 172 - lewis terman and robert yerkes promoted IQ tests; terman and yerkes were executives in the American Eugenics Society - self serving I would contend.
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JOE L. KINCHELOE is Professor of Education at the CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

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