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Creating Educational Access, Equity, and Opportunity for All: Real Change Requires Redesigning Public Education to Reflect Today's World
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Publication date September 24, 2014
Pages 160
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781475806977
ISBN-10 1475806973
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $55.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Louis Sullivan, an American architect, was referred to as the "father of modernism" and coined the phrase "form follows function.” His phrase provides a key insight into the state of public education in America. The existing form for public education is industrial in nature and is not a match for what should be the function of an education system in an information age society—one that is characterized by technology, globalism, a new definition of work, and rapid, relentless change.

This book explains how the mismatch between function and form is creating circumstances that are putting the future of public education at risk, leading to system dysfunction, deregulation, and privatization. Public education needs to be redesigned and reformatted to match the function of the age in which we now live. The current structure and function denies too many students the levels of access, equity, and opportunity that their parents once enjoyed. Achieving that outcome is important to the economic, social, and political wellbeing of America.


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Hardcover
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from Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc (September 24, 2014)
9781475806977 | details & prices | 160 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $55.00
About: Louis Sullivan, an American architect, was referred to as the "father of modernism" and coined the phrase "form follows function.
Paperback
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from Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc (September 17, 2014)
9781475806984 | details & prices | 155 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.56 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Louis Sullivan, an American architect, was referred to as the "father of modernism" and coined the phrase "form follows function.

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