The hope for American school reform the Cold War pursuit of inquiry learning in social studies by Ronald W. Evans

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StatementRonald W. Evans
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LC ClassificationsLB1584 .E94 2011
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ISBN 109780230107977
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Education The Missing Link in School Reform. In trying to improve American public schools, educators, policymakers, and philanthropists are overselling the role of the highly skilled individual teacher and undervaluing the benefits that come from teacher collaborations that strengthen skills, competence, and a school’s overall social capital.

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Tinkering toward Utopia demonstrates the value of history in understanding that most familiar of American institutions, the public school. Readers will have difficulty finding another book on the history of school reform that is so thoughtful, beautifully written, and timely.

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