Red Pencil Convictions from Experience in Education

ISBN-10: 0300109776
ISBN-13: 9780300109771
Edition: 2005
List price: $16.00
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Description: In this important critique of American education, the author of "Horace's Compromise identifies crucial areas of failure in public education and offers guidelines for creating a new educational system to meet each child's needs and potential. "Sizer  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

In this important critique of American education, the author of "Horace's Compromise identifies crucial areas of failure in public education and offers guidelines for creating a new educational system to meet each child's needs and potential. "Sizer is a national treasure, one of the few giants in education in the past half century. . . . This is must reading for all who work in or care about schools in America."--Arthur E. Levine, president and professor, Teachers College, Columbia University "Whenever Sizer writes about education, it's worth paying attention. . . . "The Red Pencil is a lively romp through contested educational terrain, . . . at once a memoir, a series of . . . observations about American education based on experience, and a cri de coeur for change."--Andrew J. Rotherham, "New York Post

American educator Theodore Sizer was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and was educated at Yale and Harvard universities. He has served as headmaster of Phillips Academy, dean of the Graduate School of Education at Harvard, and is currently professor of education and chairman of the Coalition of Essential Schools at Brown University. For over 25 years, Sizer has been one of the leading critics of American education in the United States, endorsing structural and curricular reform in order to improve the public schools. In addition to being the author of numerous books, he also has written for a number of journals, including Saturday Review and Psychology Today.

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