Judging School Discipline: The Crisis of Moral Authority (Paperback)Richard Arum (author), Irenee R. Beattie (author of contributions), Richard Pitt (author of contributions), Jennifer Thompson (author of contributions), Sandra Way (author of contributions)
Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 16/09/2005
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Reprimand a class comic, restrain a bully, dismiss a student for brazen attire - and you may be facing a lawsuit, costly regardless of the result. This reality for today's teachers and administrators has made the issue of school discipline more complicated than ever before - and public education thus more precarious. This is the troubling message delivered in Judging School Discipline, a powerfully reasoned account of how decades of mostly well-intended litigation have eroded the moral authority of teachers and principals and degraded the quality of American education.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
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