The right to learn : a blueprint for creating schools that work / Linda Darling-Hammond

Author(s): Darling-Hammond, Linda, 1951-
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Subjects: School management and organization--United States
Educational change--United States
Education and state--United States
Learning
Teaching--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1997
Series: Jossey-Bass education series
LC Classification: L, LB
Physical Description: xx, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
1. The Right to Learn 1
2. The Limits of the Education Bureaucracy 37
3. What Matters for Teaching 69
4. Teaching and Learning for Understanding 96
5. Structuring Learner-Centered Schools 148
6. Staffing Schools for Teaching and Learning 177
7. Creating Standards Without Standardization 210
8. Ensuring Access to Knowledge 261
9. Building a Democratic Profession of Teaching 293
10. Conclusion: An Agenda for Re-Creating Public Education 330
References 339
Name Index 377
Subject Index 385
Notes: LCCN: 97004736
ISBN: 0787902616 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The right to learn -- The limits of the education bureaucracy -- What matters for teaching -- Teaching and learning for understanding -- Structuring learner-centered schools -- Staffing schools for teaching and learning -- Creating standards without standardization -- Ensuring access to knowledge -- Building democratic profession of teaching -- Conclusion
OCLC Number: 36498834
ISBN/ISSN: 0787902616