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The Resource Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools, Steven Brill

Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools, Steven Brill

Label
Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools
Title
Class warfare
Title remainder
inside the fight to fix America's schools
Statement of responsibility
Steven Brill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at why many of America's schools are failing and relates how parents, activists, and education reformers are joining together to fix a system that works for adults but consistently fails the children it is meant to educate
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
371.010973
Index
index present
LC call number
LA217.2
LC item number
.B77 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools, Steven Brill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The race -- Juicy words -- The epiphanies -- Be obedient. Be good. Keep your mouth shut. -- If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted -- A hopelessly naive thesis -- A governor and a president take center stage -- Payroll to payroll -- Lighting up the capitol switchboard -- The backlash -- Schoolyard classroom -- The discovery : good teaching matters -- The network -- No child left behind -- Don't worry, it's just a parent -- The union won't allow it -- The idea wasn't just to keep them from killing somebody -- How could the Democrats be against this? -- Seeing George Soros's apartment -- New York realities -- Our party has got to wake up on this -- The co-location trap -- Creating a new school system the hard way -- Colorado says half of you won't graduate -- The pol and the moneymen -- Foxes in the henhouse -- Mounting evidence -- This just seemed so obvious -- More money, no hassles -- Building Harlem success -- This is not a self-esteem movement -- You really don't want to hire me -- Pulling the rug out -- Money meets data -- Hillary for teachers, teachers for Hillary -- Forward, backward in New York -- 45,000 dollars well spent -- Faceless bureaucracy -- Back in the classroom -- Quarantine the data -- Climbing the ladder -- Rhee's choice : your union or 130,000 dollars -- Turning around the USS Gates -- The new Democrats -- Two returns to the classroom -- Wake up, Obama just talked about you -- Inside baseball -- What do you guys think you could do with a hundred billion? -- The chosen four -- They'll do backflips -- Things I can't change from this building -- Widgets -- Agreement in Pittsburgh -- The opposite of venture capital -- Outcomes, not achievement -- Obfuscating the issue, fooling the reviewers -- A shriek on Park Avenue -- The Feinberg gambit -- School reform : the movie -- Firing everyone -- My baby is reading -- Going over to the other side -- A baffling round one -- Varnish on a sinking ship -- Two winners -- Back on the horse in Colorado -- Billionaires trapped in an elevator -- Rhee's breakthrough -- He met with everyone -- A New York breakthrough or mirage? -- Rocky Mountain high -- Honored, humbled, hopeful, and horrified -- She's deKlerk in South Africa. We have to help her. -- The quiet revolution -- Teach like your hair's on fire -- Klein's and Mulgrew's wonderful negotiation -- From inside baseball to public accountability -- Arne, here's the column you've been missing -- Soaring dreams, street-level politics -- Rhee rejected -- I'll email your dad and tell him -- The Mujahideen and the moderates -- Punch, counterpunch -- A marathon, not a sprint
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 478 p.
Isbn
9781451611991
Lccn
2011016196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn714725391
  • (OCoLC)ocn793785415
Label
Class warfare : inside the fight to fix America's schools, Steven Brill
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The race -- Juicy words -- The epiphanies -- Be obedient. Be good. Keep your mouth shut. -- If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted -- A hopelessly naive thesis -- A governor and a president take center stage -- Payroll to payroll -- Lighting up the capitol switchboard -- The backlash -- Schoolyard classroom -- The discovery : good teaching matters -- The network -- No child left behind -- Don't worry, it's just a parent -- The union won't allow it -- The idea wasn't just to keep them from killing somebody -- How could the Democrats be against this? -- Seeing George Soros's apartment -- New York realities -- Our party has got to wake up on this -- The co-location trap -- Creating a new school system the hard way -- Colorado says half of you won't graduate -- The pol and the moneymen -- Foxes in the henhouse -- Mounting evidence -- This just seemed so obvious -- More money, no hassles -- Building Harlem success -- This is not a self-esteem movement -- You really don't want to hire me -- Pulling the rug out -- Money meets data -- Hillary for teachers, teachers for Hillary -- Forward, backward in New York -- 45,000 dollars well spent -- Faceless bureaucracy -- Back in the classroom -- Quarantine the data -- Climbing the ladder -- Rhee's choice : your union or 130,000 dollars -- Turning around the USS Gates -- The new Democrats -- Two returns to the classroom -- Wake up, Obama just talked about you -- Inside baseball -- What do you guys think you could do with a hundred billion? -- The chosen four -- They'll do backflips -- Things I can't change from this building -- Widgets -- Agreement in Pittsburgh -- The opposite of venture capital -- Outcomes, not achievement -- Obfuscating the issue, fooling the reviewers -- A shriek on Park Avenue -- The Feinberg gambit -- School reform : the movie -- Firing everyone -- My baby is reading -- Going over to the other side -- A baffling round one -- Varnish on a sinking ship -- Two winners -- Back on the horse in Colorado -- Billionaires trapped in an elevator -- Rhee's breakthrough -- He met with everyone -- A New York breakthrough or mirage? -- Rocky Mountain high -- Honored, humbled, hopeful, and horrified -- She's deKlerk in South Africa. We have to help her. -- The quiet revolution -- Teach like your hair's on fire -- Klein's and Mulgrew's wonderful negotiation -- From inside baseball to public accountability -- Arne, here's the column you've been missing -- Soaring dreams, street-level politics -- Rhee rejected -- I'll email your dad and tell him -- The Mujahideen and the moderates -- Punch, counterpunch -- A marathon, not a sprint
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 478 p.
Isbn
9781451611991
Lccn
2011016196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn714725391
  • (OCoLC)ocn793785415

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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