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Why school?

Mike Rose

Why school?

reclaiming education for all of us

by Mike Rose

  • 43 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by New Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public schools -- United States,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States,
  • Democracy and education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMike Rose.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA217.2 .R723 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192069M
    ISBN 109781595584670
    LC Control Number2009011077
    OCLC/WorldCa317361710

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Why school? by Mike Rose Download PDF EPUB FB2

The reduction of educational aims to the dictates of the national economy is a main theme in Mike Rose's new book Why School.

Reclaiming Education for All of Us. Rose laments economic motives and the standardized testing has overwhelmed all the Cited by: Compared to POSSIBLE LIVES, the Rose book that inspired me long ago to get into teaching, WHY SCHOOL seems like a quick dip in the pond as opposed to a serious exploration of philosophy and policy.

The ideas it raises, by Rose's own admission, deserve public attention and debate/5. "Written by a parent, an educator, and a teacher of teachers, Why School. offers a set of useful tools for thinking about the fundamental and crucial question posed by the very title of this book".

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