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Becoming Good American Schools : Struggle for Civic Virtue in Education Reform - 00 edition

by Jeannie Oakes, Karen Hunter Quartz, Steve Ryan and Martin Lipton

Becoming Good American Schools : Struggle for Civic Virtue in Education Reform (ISBN10: 0787962244; ISBN13: 9780787962241)
ISBN13: 978-0787962241
ISBN10: 0787962244

Summary: This book tells the stories of sixteen schools in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Texas, and Vermont that sought to alter their structures and practices and become places fostering innovative ideas, caring people, principles of social justice, and democratic processes. Based on longitudinal, comparative case-study research, these accounts attest to the power of committing to public virtue and the struggle of educators to transform that commitment into changed sc ...show morehool practice. The authors argue that better schools will come only when policy makers, educators, and citizens move beyond technical and bureaucratic reforms to engage in the same educative, socially just, caring, and participatory processes they want for schoolchildren. Those processes constitute betterment--both the means and the ends of school reform. Becoming Good American Schools is for administrators, policy makers, practitioners, and citizens who are prepared to blend inspiration and caution, idealism and skepticism in their own pursuit of good schools. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 04/04/2002
International: No

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