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Testing Wars in the Public Schools

A Forgotten History

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HARDCOVER

$53.50 • £42.95 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674073043

Publication Date: 03/11/2013

Text

308 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Festivals of Learning
  • 2. A-Putting Down Sin
  • 3. Screwing Machines
  • 4. A Pile of Thunder-Bolts
  • 5. Thanatopsis and Square Roots
  • 6. Chewing Pencil Tops
  • 7. The Culture of Testing
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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