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Title:
Short route to chaos : conscience, community, and the re-constitution of American schooling
Author:
Arons, Stephen.
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Publication Information:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xvi, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1630 Lexile.
ISBN:
9781558490772

9781558490789
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Book

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Central Library LA217.2 .A78 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This text argues in favour of liberty for both teachers and students in controlling the content of schooling as opposed to state and national control, and develops a series of specific suggestions for reform. It also proposes an education amendment to the US Constitution.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prologuep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Education Headline Newsp. 15
Chapter 2 School Wars: the Education Empire Strikes Backp. 45
Chapter 3 Goals 2000p. 63
Chapter 4 Renouncing Our Constitutional Heritagep. 77
Chapter 5 The Legacy of Local Controlp. 102
Chapter 6 Conscience and Communityp. 122
Chapter 7 The Re-Constitution of American Schoolingp. 137
Epiloguep. 152
Notesp. 155
Selected: Bibliographyp. 202
Indexp. 207

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