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Published: 26 May 2005

426 Pages


ISBN: 9780195170306

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The Institutions of Democracy

The Public Schools

Susan Fuhrman and Marvin Lazerson

Institutions of American Democracy

  • Leading scholars and educators address the major challenges facing public education and suggest ways to keep the institution vital
  • Julie Reuben on the history of public schooling
  • Richard Elmore on educational policy and democratic expectations
  • Warren Simmons on the interaction between communities and schools
  • Elizabeth Hollander and Matthew Hartley on ways to promote civic learning
  • William Galston on why educational issues become deeply political

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