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The teacher wars

Dana Goldstein

The teacher wars

a history of America"s most embattled profession

by Dana Goldstein

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General,
  • Professional relationships,
  • Teachers,
  • EDUCATION / History,
  • Educational change,
  • Teaching,
  • Public schools,
  • Education,
  • EDUCATION / General,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323) and index.

    StatementDana Goldstein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA212 .G65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889640M
    ISBN 10038553695X
    ISBN 109780385536950
    LC Control Number2014007024
    OCLC/WorldCa874901666

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    One of the most interesting revelations of the book is the conclusion, largely implicit, that the reason why American teachers are not respected or given much latitude to teach as they see fit is in part due to the legacy of American teachers largely being poorly educated themselves, particularly in the earliest years of American schools. Dana Goldstein is a reporter for the New York Times and the author of the bestseller The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession (Doubleday). She has contributed to Slate, The Marshall Project, The New Republic, The Atlantic, and many other publications.

      In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries. From the genteel founding of the common schools movement in the nineteenth century to the violent inner-city teacher strikes of the s and '70s, from the 4/5. Listen to Dana Goldstein: ‘We must quiet the teacher wars.’ Reading The Teacher Wars would be a great way to start.” —Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland “If more people involved in today’s discussion about education reform read this book, our national conversation about schooling would be deeper and more effective. Buy this book.


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