The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud, And The Attack On America's Public Schools

Paperback | August 26, 1996

byDavid C. Berliner, Bruce J. Biddle

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The Manufactured Crisis debunks the myths that test scores in America’s schools are falling, that illiteracy is rising, and that better funding has no benefit. It shares the good news about public education. Disputing conventional wisdom, this book ignited debate in Newsweek, The New York Times, and the entire teaching profession. Winner of the American Educational Research Association book award, The Manufactured Crisis is the best source of facts and analysis for people who care about what’s really happening in our schools.

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When this book debunked the myths that American students don't measure up and that better funding won't improve schools, it made national news from Newsweek and Better Homes and Gardens to the The New York Times Op-Ed page. Experts agreed with the Director of the Center for Educational R enewal that The Manufactured Crisis is "one of t...

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The Manufactured Crisis debunks the myths that test scores in America’s schools are falling, that illiteracy is rising, and that better funding has no benefit. It shares the good news about public education. Disputing conventional wisdom, this book ignited debate in Newsweek, The New York Times, and the entire teaching profession. Winn...

David C. Berliner, Ph.D., is Regents’ Professor in the College of Education at Arizona State University, and past recipient of the Friends of Education Award from the National Education Association. Bruce J. Biddle, Ph.D., is editor of the journal Social Psychology of Education, and serves as professor of both Psychology and Sociol...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.08 inPublished:August 26, 1996Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0201441969

ISBN - 13:9780201441963

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When this book debunked the myths that American students don't measure up and that better funding won't improve schools, it made national news from Newsweek and Better Homes and Gardens to the The New York Times Op-Ed page. Experts agreed with the Director of the Center for Educational R enewal that The Manufactured Crisis is "one of the most imporant books we've had in education in a long time"