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The last word : the best commentary and controversy in american education

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Couverture de l’ouvrage The last word : the best commentary and controversy in american education
Top thinkers present the most compelling issues facing our schools For 25 years, Education Week has been the newspaper of record for K--12 education-reporting on the politics, policies, and teaching practices that affect what and how our children learn. This book brings together the best of their "Commentary" section. From Bill Clinton on leadership to Mr. Rogers on children and war, the authors are a "who's who" of education and beyond. New introductions add a contemporary touch to timeless topics. In addition to Clinton and Rogers, contributors include Henry Louis Gates, Vartan Gregorian, E. . Hirsch, Ralph Nader, Diane Ravitch, Howard Gardner, and many more. Education Week is the flagship publication of Editorial Projects in Education (EPE). Covering education-related news, policy, and new research and practice, this weekly newspaper has over 200,000 readers, and EDWeek. rg averages over 1. million page views per month.
Foreword by Jay Mathews.

Preface.

PART ONE: THE ART OF TEACHING.

1. Epitaph for an English Teacher (Howard Good).

2. 'Too Smart to Be a Teacher' (James R. Delisle).

3. No More Silver Bullets: Let's Fix Teacher Education (Vartan Gregorian).

4. Increase Class Size and Pay Teachers More (Saul Cooperman).

PART TWO: EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE.

5. The National Responsibility for Equality of Educational Opportunity (John Hope Franklin).

6. Census 2000 Is Coming! (Harold Hodgkinson).

7. The Legacy of All Deliberate Speed (Pedro Noguera & Robert Cohen).

8. Racism Explained to My White Daughter (Patricia M. Cooper).

PART THREE: TESTING WELL, TESTING FAIRLY.

9. By All Measures: Coming to Terms on World-Class Standards (Albert Shanker).

10. By All Measures: Just Another False Chase (Deborah Meier).

11. Is There a Standard for Meeting Standards? (Lewis A. Rhodes).

12. The Need for Anti-Babel Standards (Howard Gardner).

13. Confusing Harder with Better (Alfie Kohn).

14. The Tests We Need (E. D. Hirsch).

15. Multiple Measures (Ron Wolk).

PART FOUR: CURRICULUM IN THE CLASSROOM.

16. Curriculum Mood Swings (Anne Wescott Dodd).

17. Why Ignore the Forms of Art (Maxine Greene).

18. Rescue the Wonder of the Printed Page: Our Kids are Smarter Than the Books We Give Them (Joy Hakim).

19. In Defense of Whimsy (Jane Dimyan-Ehrenfeld).

PART FIVE: TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING.

20. Black to the Future (Henry Louis Gates).

21. The Technology Puzzle (Larry Cuban).

22. Seeking Edutopia (Milton Chen).

23. Preparing Students for Work in a Computer-Filled Economy (Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane).

@ PART SIX: DEMOCRACY AND VIRTUE.

24. Teaching Integrity: The Boundaries of Moral Education (Edwin J. Delattre).

25. Helping Children with Scary News--Written in 1991 in Response to the Persian Gulf War (Fred Rogers and Hedda Bluestone Sharapan).

26. Teaching the 'Other Half' of Democracy's Story (Ralph Nader).

27. Now Is the Time to Teach Democracy (Diane Ravitch).

28. Teaching for Wisdom in Our Schools (Robert Sternberg).

PART SEVEN: CHANGE AND REFORM.

29. A Nation in Wait (John I. Goodlad).

30. Questioning Cliches of Education Reform (Chester E. Finn).

31. On Lame Horses and Tortoises (Theodore R. Sizer).

32. Is the Comprehensive High School Doomed (W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson).

33. Seek Simplicity . . . and Distrust It (Lee S. Shulman).

PART EIGHT: CHARTERS AND CHOICE.

34. Creating an Entrepreneurial School System (Marc S. Tucker).

35. Make Public Schools More Like Private (Adam Urbanski).

36. Charter Schools: Escape or Reform (Marc Dean Millot, Paul T. Hill, and Robin Lake).

37. For-Profit Schooling: Where's the Public Good (Linda Darling-Hammond).

38. Competing for Our Clients (Dorothy Rich).

PART NINE: INSPIRING LEADERSHIP.

39. Schools Must Reconnect Pupils, Cultivate Leadership for Change (Bill Clinton).

40. Old Questions Will Produce Old Answers to the Problem of Educational Leadership (Allen Berger).

41. Pooling Our Resources (Suzanne Tingley).

42. The Principalship: Looking for Leaders in a Time of Change (Mildred Collins Pierce and Leslie T. Fenwick).

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