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True American 

True American : Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children Author: Rosemary C. Salomone Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010 Check it Out:  LC3731 .S24 2010 From the Publisher: How can schools meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of newcomers? Do bilingual programs help children transition into American life, …

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To Teach 

Title: To teach: the journey of a teacher Author: William Ayers ; foreword by Sonia Nieto ; afterword by Mike Rose Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it Out:  LB1025.3 .A94 2010 c.3 From the Publisher: To Teach is the now-classic story of one teacher’s odyssey into the ethical and intellectual …

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The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower 

Title: The Third Reich in the ivory tower: complicity and conflict on American campuses Author: Stephen H. Norwood Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009. Check It Out:  LA227.1 .N67 2009 From the Publisher: This is the first systematic exploration of the nature and extent of sympathy for Nazi Germany at …

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System: A Review 

Check It Out: LA217.2 .R38 2009 c.4


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by jayhammond.

"The Death and Life of the Great American School System” has been one of the most talked about books around Teachers College this summer. Having finally digested what this work has to offer, I can understand why. Diane Ravitch writes with the rigor and clarity of a fine historian, about issues that are all too …

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System 

Title: The death and life of the great American school system: how testing and choice are undermining education Author: Diane Ravitch Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2009 Check It Out:  LA217.2 .R38 2009 c.4 From the Publisher: A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great …

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What is college really for? More thoughts on society and the liberal arts 


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In his recent book “Shop Class as Soul Craft,” Matthew B. Crawford calls into question the prevailing sentiment that “knowledge work” is somehow more intrinsically valuable than skilled trade labor. Crawford earned a Ph.D in political philosophy from the University of Chicago, and is now a fellow and the institute for advanced studies at the …

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More Than Just Race 

Title: More than just race: being black and poor in the inner city Author: William Julius Wilson Publisher: New York: Norton & Company, c2009 Check It Out: HN90.S6 W55 2009 From Publishers Weekly: Harvard sociologist Wilson (The Declining Significance of Race) makes a bold effort to reframe current debates on the relationship between race and …

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