50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools : The Real Crisis in Education

Berliner, David C., Glass, Gene V., Cisneros, Jesus, Diaz, Victor H., Dunn, Lenay, Griffin, Erica Nicole, Hanson, Jarrod, Holloway-Libell, Jessica, Joanou, Jamie Patrice, Kulkarni, Rucheeta, Lish, Rebecca, Mazza, Bonnie Streff, Meens, David E., Paulfler, Noelle A., Pleger, Ryan and Shea, Jennifer D. 2014, 50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools : The Real Crisis in Education. Edited by Berliner, David C. and Glass, Gene V., Teachers College Press, New York, N.Y..


Title 50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools : The Real Crisis in Education
Author(s) Berliner, David C.
Glass, Gene V.
Cisneros, Jesus
Diaz, Victor H.
Dunn, Lenay
Griffin, Erica Nicole
Hanson, Jarrod
Holloway-Libell, JessicaORCID iD for Holloway-Libell, Jessica orcid.org/0000-0001-9267-3197
Joanou, Jamie Patrice
Kulkarni, Rucheeta
Lish, Rebecca
Mazza, Bonnie Streff
Meens, David E.
Paulfler, Noelle A.
Pleger, Ryan
Shea, Jennifer D.
Editor(s) Berliner, David C.
Glass, Gene V.
Publication date 2014
Total pages 260
Publisher Teachers College Press
Place of Publication New York, N.Y.
Keyword(s) Education
Summary Two of the most respected voices in education and a team of young education scholars identify 50 myths and lies that threaten America's public schools. With hard-hitting information and a touch of comic relief, Berliner, Glass, and their Associates separate fact from fiction in this comprehensive look at modern education reform. They explain how the mythical failure of public education has been created and perpetuated in large part by political and economic interests that stand to gain from its destruction. They also expose a rapidly expanding variety of organizations and media that intentionally misrepresent facts. Many of these organizations suggest that their goal is unbiased service in the public interest when, in fact, they represent narrow political and financial interests. Where appropriate, the authors name the promoters of these deceptions and point out how they are served by encouraging false beliefs.This provocative book features short essays on important topics to provide every elected representative, school administrator, school board member, teacher, parent, and concerned citizen with much food for thought, as well as reliable knowledge from authoritative sources.
ISBN 0807755249
9780807755242
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 130399 Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A2.1 Authored - other
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