America's public schools : from the common school to "No Child Left Behind" /
|Main Author:||Reese, William J., 1951-|
Baltimore, Md. :
Johns Hopkins University Press,
The American moment
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Table of Contents:
- The origins of the common school
- Postbellum America and the common school
- The "new education"
- Democracy, efficiency, and school expansion
- A democracy of differences
- The people's college
- Rising expectations and raising standards
- Guardians of tradition
- The fate of the high school.