December 28, 2014 7:22 pm

Recent books by pro-public education authors

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Below is a list (in alphabetical order by last name) of more than a dozen recent books published by friends and allies of the Network for Public Education, complete with links for purchase. We hope you will support these authors, and share what you learn with other public education allies.

Rethinking Value-Added Models in Education: Critical Perspectives on Tests and Assessment-Based Accountability, Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle against Resegregation, Carol Burris

Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice, Sam Chaltain

The Educator and the Oligarch, a Teacher Challenges the Gates Foundation, Anthony Cody

50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education, David C. Berliner, Gene V. Glass and Associates;

Doing the Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks, David Greene

More Than a Score The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing, Jesse Hagopian

Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America, Bob Herbert

Fear and Learning in America – Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education, John Kuhn

Hoosier School Heist: How Corporations and Theocrats Stole Democracy From Public Education, Doug Martin

Badass Teachers Unite! Reflections on Education, History, and Youth Activism, Mark Naison

A Chronicle of Echoes: Who’s Who in the Implosion of American Public Education, Mercedes K. Schneider

Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity, Paul Thomas

This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, Jose Luis Vilson

Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance, Prudence L. Carter, Kevin G. Welner

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World, Yong Zhao