Kids, Classrooms, and Capitol Hill: A Peek Inside the Walls of America's Public Schools

Kids, Classrooms, and Capitol Hill: A Peek Inside the Walls of America's Public Schools

By: Kelly Flynn (author)Hardback

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There's a battle going on in public education right now. Education reform is every politician's favorite new cause. But educators, the experts in teaching and learning, are being left out of the conversation. And true education reform cannot happen until we see the issues clearly. Edgy, funny and poignant, Kids, Classrooms, and Capitol Hill explores the issues, big and small, facing the key players in what sometimes feels like an impossible quest- educating our nation's youth.

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Kelly Flynn is a freelance newspaper columnist for The Flint Journal in Michigan, covering all aspects of education.


1 Teachers: An Interesting Breed 2 The Classroom Experience: You Couldn't Make This Stuff Up 3 Seasons: It Takes No More than a Change in the Wind to Rile Them Up 4 Students: We Love Them...Well, Most of Them...Most of the Time...Really 5 Student Issues: Boys and Girls, Birds and Bees, the Nature of the Beast 6 Discipline: It's Not a Dirty Word, it Just Feels Like It 7 Parents: You Didn't Think the Client Was the Student, Did You? 8 Public Schools: The Ever Evolving American Institution 9 Politics and Legislation: NCLB- Did Congress Even Bother to Read the Damn Thing Before They Voted on It? 10 Take Back the Profession: We're the Experts on Teaching and Learning

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781578868223
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9781578868223
  • weight: 358
  • ISBN10: 157886822X

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