History12

History12 - Education as a commodity Education as formative...

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Challenges Facing Education Demographic changes Immigrants and non-English speaking students Ideological cleavages Math and reading wars “secular humanism” The role of schools in society
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Should schools be agents of socialization and acculturation? Whose values should prevail? What is the educational meaning of diversity? Language policy? Cultural policy? Should schools simply focus on skills acquisition? Choice Charter schools Vouchers
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Two Views of Education
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Unformatted text preview: Education as a commodity Education as formative process What Do the Two Views Suggest for Different Views of the Schools We Need? What are the expectations of schools? What are schools held accountable for? What Will Make Schools Better? More regulation? More accountability? De-regulation and choice? Charters, vouchers Change in governance? Better teachers? Improving teacher quality Leadership...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course EDU 120 taught by Professor Timar during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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