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Fear and Learning in America: Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education
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Fear and Learning in America: Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education (Paperback)

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In this provocative book, "America's Superintendent," John Kuhn lays bare the scare tactics at the root of the modern school reform movement. Kuhn conveys a deeply held passion for the mission and promise of public education through his own experience as a school administrator in Texas. When his "Alamo Letter" first appeared in the Washington Post, it galvanised the educational community in a call to action that was impossible to ignore. This powerful book requires us to question whether the current education crisis will be judged by history as a legitimate national emergency or an agenda-driven panic, spurred on by a media that is, for the most part, uninterested in anything but useless soundbites.

EducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationEducationEducation TheorySchools Publisher: Teachers' College Press Publication Date: 30/03/2014 ISBN-13: 9780807755723  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John Kuhn is a public school administrator in Texas and a vocal advocate for public education. His "Alamo Letter" and YouTube videos of his 2011 speech at a Save Texas Schools rally went viral, as did his 2012 essay, "The Exhaustion of the American Teacher."

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