David Tyack

David B. Tyack (1930–2016) was Vida Jacks Professor of Education, Emeritus, and Professor of History, Emeritus, at Stanford University.

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Cover: George Ticknor and the Boston BrahminsGeorge Ticknor and the Boston BrahminsTyack, David B.E-DITION01/01/1967$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: The One Best System: A History of American Urban EducationThe One Best System: A History of American Urban EducationTyack, David B.PAPERBACK01/01/1974$36.00
Cover: Public Schools in Hard Times: The Great Depression and Recent YearsPublic Schools in Hard Times: The Great Depression and Recent YearsTyack, David B.
Lowe, Robert
Hansot, Elisabeth
PAPERBACK01/01/1987$35.00
Cover: Seeking Common Ground: Public Schools in a Diverse SocietySeeking Common Ground: Public Schools in a Diverse SocietyTyack, David B.PAPERBACK04/30/2007$24.50
Cover: Tinkering toward Utopia: A Century of Public School ReformTinkering toward Utopia: A Century of Public School ReformTyack, David B.
Cuban, Larry
PAPERBACK03/25/1997$34.50
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Jacket: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.