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Author Hlavacik, Mark, author

Title Assigning blame : the rhetoric of education reform / Mark Hlavacik
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2016]


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Description 207 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: Publicly blaming: the rhetoric of education reform -- Milton Friedman blames the bureaucrats -- A nation at risk blames itself -- Jonathan Kozol blames East St. Louis -- No Child Left Behind blames educators -- Diane Ravitch blames No Child Left Behind -- The paradox of public blame: a history of US education policy -- The paradox of public blame: a future for US education policy
Summary This book, written by a rhetorical scholar, analyzes pivotal moments in thirty-five years of education policy, with a focus on the shifting role of blame in education reform and its implications.-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and index
Subject Education and state -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Educational evaluation -- United States.
LC no. 2016018850
ISBN 9781612509723 (Paperback)
161250972X (Paperback)
9781612509730 (Library Edition)
1612509738 (Library Edition)