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The Same Thing Over and Over

How School Reformers Get Stuck in Yesterday's Ideas

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674055827

Publication Date: 11/15/2010

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304 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • 1. Ideas Equal to Our Ambitions
  • 2. The American Education Tradition
  • 3. The Long View
  • 4. The Common Schoolers and the Push for Uniformity
  • 5. The Progressives and the Quest for Universality
  • 6. Teachers and Teaching
  • 7. Some Reassembly Required
  • 8. Finding a New Path
  • Epilogue: A Few Thoughts on Making This Work
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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