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The Resource Schoolhouse burning : public education and the assault on American democracy, Derek W. Black

Schoolhouse burning : public education and the assault on American democracy, Derek W. Black

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Schoolhouse burning : public education and the assault on American democracy
Title
Schoolhouse burning
Title remainder
public education and the assault on American democracy
Statement of responsibility
Derek W. Black
Title variation
School house burning
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We are in the midst of a full-scale attack on our nation's commitment to public education. From funding, to vouchers, to charter schools, public education policy has become a political football, rather than a means of fulfilling the most basic obligation of government to its citizens. As Derek W. Black vividly illustrates, this assault threatens not just public education, but democracy itself. Black offers both an illuminating history of our nation's establishment of a constitutional right to education, and a trenchant analysis of how such a right is being undermined today. He looks at education history with a wide view, describing both periods when our democracy has been strengthened-when the commitment to public education has been strongest-and weakened, when such a commitment has been lacking. And today, such a commitment is sorely lacking. Schoolhouse Burning shows what is at stake: not just the right to public education as guaranteed by the constitution, but an erosion of democratic norms"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Black, Derek W
Dewey number
371.010973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
LA217.2
LC item number
.B574 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public schools
  • Democracy and education
Label
Schoolhouse burning : public education and the assault on American democracy, Derek W. Black
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1135570810
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781541788442
Lccn
2020011959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1135570810
Label
Schoolhouse burning : public education and the assault on American democracy, Derek W. Black
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1135570810
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781541788442
Lccn
2020011959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1135570810

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