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New Schools for a New Century: The Redesign of Urban Education

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As we cross the threshold of a new century, which approaches are likely to improve public education? In this book, distinguished scholars discuss recent innovations—charter schools, contracting arrangements, and choice—designed to liberate educators from burdensome bureaucratic controls and improve the level of opportunity for all children.

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Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 11th 1999 by Yale University Press (first published August 25th 1997)
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Zalee Harris
Sep 27, 2013 rated it it was ok
The title of this book is what grabbed me. However, when I read it I learned that Ms, Ravitch was making herself be the go-to person for understand Urban parents, children, and school administrators. She promoted the reforms that I was against. She helped educators and other education reform leaders best understand what techniques were needed to implement successful school design models for reforming Urban schools.

I enjoyed reading the book because I got both sides of the the issues I was
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It's 10 years old and dated at this point. I thought so at least.
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