Reforming Schools: Working within a Progressive Tradition during Conservative Times
SUNY Press, 1. 2. 2012 - Počet stran: 170
In Reforming Schools, Jesse Goodman discusses the possibilities, struggles, and complexities involved in reforming today s schools. Drawing from his own experiences at the Harmony Education Center a progressive educational center he helped establish in 1990 Goodman offers a vision of how to persevere at a time when many progressive educators are feeling discouraged. He focuses on practical ideas for reform, such as establishing school autonomy; creating democratic structures, rituals, and values upon which school reform discourse can be generated; and by addressing the current conservative agenda, how to influence what happens in our nation s public schools. By situating school reform within a progressive history of Western society, the author offers valuable insights and ideas that are alternatives to both the conservative and the radical left analyses of schools and society.
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