Table of contents for American education / Joel Spring.


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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                            286





Library 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