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The right to learn: a blueprint for creating schools that work

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Publisher:
Jossey-Bass,
Pub. Date:
c1997.
Language:
English
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Winner of AERA Outstanding Book Award in 1998"While she recognizes the necessity for school reform and the complexity of implementing it, Darling-Hammond remains optimistic that systemic changes to ensure access to a meaningful education for all children are possible. Her book is positive and hopeful and serves as a fascinating account of American education and its promise of 'the right to learn' for all children."--Washington Post "Darling-Hammond's central claim is well worth listening to. She argues that American students do so poorly by comparison with students in other industrialized countries not because we don't give them enough work, but because our teaching is less thoughtful, and because we are obsessed with bureaucratic processes rather than educational outcomes."--New York Times Book ReviewOne of the nation's most respected educators provides a vision of exceptional, learner-centered schools and describes the policies and practices that are needed to create these schools on a system-wide basis.
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9780787902612
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table_of_contents The right to learn -- The limits of the education bureaucracy -- What matters for teaching -- Teaching and learning for understanding -- Structuring learner-centered schools -- Staffing schools for teaching and learning -- Creating standards without standardization -- Ensuring access to knowledge -- Building democratic profession of teaching -- Conclusion.
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