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Disrupting Disruption The Steady Work of Transforming Schools

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ISBN-10: 019765200X

ISBN-13: 9780197652008

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Kirp, Marjorie Wechsler, Madelyn Gardner, Titilayo Tinubu Ali

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A compelling account of how US public schools can boost student achievement and close race and class opportunity gaps. In recent years, the constant drive to fix schools has bred cynicism, resentment, and at times unbridled anger. In a field where camaraderie and collegial relationships are highly valued, it is surprising that there is so little sustainable and focused collaboration among schools and school districts on how to improve. Is disruption--whether by inflicting a discipline-and-punish regime on our nation's schools, or replacing them with charters or vouchers--the only way forward? In Disrupting Disruption, David Kirp and his coauthors look closely at three seemingly ordinary…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/11/2022
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 8.31" wide x 5.47" long x 0.36" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

David L. Kirp is Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of fourteen books, most recently Almost Home: America's Love-Hate Relationship with Community.