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Author Labaree, David F., 1947-

Title Someone has to fail : the zero-sum game of public schooling / David F. Labaree

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Lincoln  LA212 .L33 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LA212 .L33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LA212 .L33 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  LA212 L33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  LA212 .L33 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 304 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-277) and index
Contents From citizens to consumers -- Founding the American school system -- The progressive effort to reshape the system -- Organizational resistance to reform -- Classroom resistance to reform -- Failing to solve social problems -- The limits of school learning -- Living with the school syndrome
LC subject Educational change -- United States
Public schools -- United States
Students with social disabilities -- United States
ISBN 9780674050686 (alk. paper)
0674050681 (alk. paper)