Fertilizers, Pills & Magnetic Strips The Fate of Public by Gene V Glass

By Gene V Glass

"We form our instruments after which they form us." With those phrases, Kenneth Boulding captured one of many nice truths of the fashionable international. In Fertilizers, capsules, and Magnetic Strips, Gene V Glass analyzes how a couple of key technological innovations replaced tradition in the USA and the way public schooling has replaced for that reason. riding those adjustments are fabric self-interest and the need for convenience and protection, either one of that have reworked American tradition right into a hyper-consuming, xenophobic society that's systematically degrading public education.

Glass exhibits how the significant schooling coverage debates initially of the twenty first century (vouchers, constitution colleges, tax credit, high-stakes trying out, bilingual schooling) are literally approximately underlying concerns: how can the prices of public schooling be reduce, and the way can the schooling of the White middle-class be "quasi-privatized" at public fee? operating from the demographic realities of the prior thirty years, he tasks a tough and aggravating destiny for public schooling in America.

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