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Author Emery, Kathy (Mary Kathleen)

Title Why is corporate America bashing our public schools? / Kathy Emery and Susan Ohanian.

Imprint Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.195 Em36w 2004    ---  Available
Description vi, 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-252) and index.
Contents Introduction : McMerde double bacon cheeseburgers, Steinway pianos, and standing up for the teaching covenant -- The words that bind -- College entrance : universal measure of public school success or a straw-man setup of Business Roundtable cronies? -- One size for all : the Business Roundtable brings the global economy to your neighborhood school -- Not-so-strange bedfellows : the Business Roundtable power network -- Hijacking democratically elected school boards--and why we should care -- Houston : where school business is a corporate affair -- No matter who's talking about education reform, look for the footprints of the Business Roundtable -- As goes California, so goes the nation -- San Francisco : vacating justice -- Up close with teachers, tests, and technology -- Conclusion : so what do we do now?
Subject Business and education.
Public schools.
Education -- Political aspects
Education -- Standards.
Added Author Ohanian, Susan.
ISBN 0325006377 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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