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Seeking Common Ground

Public Schools in a Diverse Society

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$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674024205

Publication Date: 04/30/2007


256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Windows on the Past
  • I. Unity
    • 1. Schools for Citizens: Preserving the Republic
    • 2. Patriotic Literacy: History Textbooks
  • II. Diversity
    • 3. Same or Different? School Policies and Social Diversity
    • 4. Thoroughly Trained in Failure: Mismatch of Pupil and School
  • III. Democracy
    • 5. Democracy in Education: Who Needs It?
    • 6. Choices about Choice: No Simple Solution
  • Reflections
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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