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By William J. Reese

ISBN-10: 0801881951

ISBN-13: 9780801881954

ISBN-10: 1421400170

ISBN-13: 9781421400174

during this replace to his landmark ebook, William J. Reese deals a complete exam of the developments, theories, and practices that experience formed America's public faculties during the last centuries. Reese methods this topic alongside major traces of inquiry -- schooling as a method for reforming society and ongoing reform in the faculties themselves. He explores the roots of latest academic regulations and locations glossy battles over curriculum, pedagogy, race family, and educational criteria in ancient perspective.A completely revised epilogue outlines the numerous demanding situations to public institution schooling in the final 5 years. Reese analyzes the shortcomings of "No baby Left in the back of" and the continuing disjuncture among real college functionality and the expectancies of presidency officers. He discusses the intrusive function of businesses, financial versions for engaging larger instructor functionality, the continuing effect of conservatism, and the expansion of domestic education and constitution colleges. knowledgeable via a breadth of old scholarship and established squarely on fundamental resources, this quantity continues to be the traditional textual content for destiny lecturers and students of schooling. severe approval for the 1st version of America's Public Schools"A first-class introductory survey for an individual who desires to examine extra approximately American education." -- Sunday Times"A outstanding historical past of our public colleges, person who is obviously and colorfully written." -- magazine of yank History"A great contribution to the field." -- Paedagogica Historica"Reese has added in a single quantity an research as man made, clever, and importantly, deeply engaged with the main enduring concerns in renowned schooling as we're prone to stumble upon for a few time." -- magazine of Social History

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