Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 May 2013

416 Pages | 19 figures and tables


ISBN: 9780199942060

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The Allure of Order

High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

  • Provides a sweeping historical account of the development of the US educational system in the twentieth century
  • Presents an overview of US school reform that both describes the reforms as well as the theories that drove them
  • Written in a clear and accessible style

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