Book Reviews

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Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should,...

Still Dreaming

The American Dream and the Public Schools By Jennifer Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

Eye of the Beholder

All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different? By Luis Benveniste, Martin Carnoy, and Richard Rothstein

Progressively Worse

Getting It Wrong from the Beginning: Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget by Kieran Egan

Sensitivity Training

The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn by Diane Ravitch

Teachers Unions

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Uncivil War

California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education by Suzanne M. Wilson Yale University Press, 2003, $29.95; 320 pages. Reviewed...

Equally Mediocre

Final Test: The Battle for Adequacy in America’s Schools by Peter Schrag

Quality Curricula

Public Education as a Business: Real Costs and Accountability by Myron Lieberman & Charlene K. Haar

Book Alert

Common Sense School Reform by Frederick M. Hess (Palgrave Macmillan). Common sense suggests that educators, like...


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