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Payne, Charles M
So much reform, so little change : the persistence of failure in urban schools / Charles M. Payne
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2008
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 306.4 PAY    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Schools -- Illinois -- Chicago
Educational change -- Illinois -- Chicago
Education, Urban -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Administration
Physical Description x, 263 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-248) and index
Contents Introduction -- Dimensions of demoralization -- "I don't want your nasty pot of gold" : from social demoralization to organizational irrationality -- Weak skills and bad attitudes : teaching in the slums -- Sympathy, knowledge, and truth : teaching Black children -- "You can't kill it and you can't teach it" : bureaucracy and the institutional environment -- Missing the inner intent : the predictable failures of implementation -- A curse on both their houses : liberal and conservative theories of school reform -- Epilogue -- Program glossary
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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