Critical issues in education : a dialectic approach By Jack L. Nelson, Kenneth Carlson, Stuart B. Palonsky.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1996.Edition: 3rd edDescription: xvii, 446 p. ; 24 cmISBN:
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Introduction: unity and diversity in schooling. Part 1 Liberty versus equality in education: family choice in education; child welfare; school finanAce; school integration; affirmative action. Part 2 What should be taught: basic education versus critical thinking; multicultural studies; curriculum control; values, traditional or liberative; business influence; standardized testing. Part 3 How should schools be organized and operated: school leadership; academic freedom/academic responsibility; teacher unions; privatization of schools; school violence; excellence, equality and reform.