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Part One SCHOOL AND SOCIETY 1. The Goals of Public Schooling 3 2. Education and Equality of Opportunity 34 3. Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender, and Special Needs 67 4. Student Diversity 103 5. Multicultural Education 132 Part Two POWER AND CONTROL IN AMERICAN EDUCATION 6. Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Commercialism 155 7. Power and Control at the State and National Levels: High-Stakes Testing, School Violence, the Reading and Math Wars, and Private Foundations 186 8. The Profession of Teaching 217 9. Textbooks, Curriculum, E-Learning, and Instruction 254 10. The Courts and the Schools 286Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Education Social aspects United States, Education Political aspects United States, Educational equalization United States, Education and state United States