Closing the Book on Homework : Enhancing Public Education and Freeing Family Time

Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2003-12-01
Publisher(s): Temple Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Homework as an Issue in American Politicsp. 1
Revisiting the Evidencep. 9
A History Lesson about Work and Homeworkp. 30
Educating Global Citizens or Global Workers?p. 67
Education at the Epicenterp. 102
Conclusion: On Character and Public Education in Democratic Societyp. 133
Notesp. 149
Indexp. 157
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