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This exciting, thought-provoking look at public education in America is based on the author's front line experiences. This book offers guidelines and ideas to encourage the reader to make the thoughtful, purposeful choices that must be made now if we are to enjoy an accountable, healthy public education system in the 21st century. Using non-academic straight talk, this study is helpful not only to parents, but also to those who train, teach, and administrate. Contents: The Challenges of Public Education: How Extensive Are They?; Can Administrators Administrate?; Can Teachers Teach?; What About School Boards?; Who's Teaching Our Teachers?; Self-Interest Groups: How Powerful Are They?; Where Do the Stockholders Fit In?; Your Choice: Private or Public Education?; The Curriculum: Where Is It Heading?; and What are the Choices?It will cost money for trained professionals to conduct such testing practices, but the funds will be money well spent ... In his study entitled How to Get an a#39;Aa#39;: Be Neat, Be First, Change Your Name, Clinton Chase, an education professor at Indiana University, found evidence that scores on ... Neatness does count, and the quality of handwriting and grammar affect the test scores regardless of the content ofanbsp;...

Author:Don L. Fuhr
Publisher:University Press of America - 1990-01-01


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