Dismantled: The Breakup of an Urban School System: Detroit, 1980-2016 (Paperback)Leanne Kang (other)
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Book Features:Examines how a series of policies dismantled the Detroit Public Schools, resulting in new educational characteristics such as the marketization and privatization of schooling.Offers an historical perspective on market-based reform, including why and how race and politics serve as barriers to reform.Explains the role and influence of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the Detroit events.Provides a framework from which to envision the next steps for public education in the 21st century.
Publisher: Teachers' College Press
Number of pages: 144
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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