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    • The Teacher Wars

    • A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession
    • By: Dana Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In other nations, public schools are one thread in a quilt that includes free universal child care, health care, and job training. Here, schools are the whole cloth. Today we look around the world at countries like Finland and South Korea, whose students consistently outscore Americans on standardized tests, and wonder what we are doing wrong. Dana Goldstein first asks the often-forgotten question: "How did we get here?"

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Makes one think

    • By Kristina Ayala on 04-07-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Girl in the Gold Bikini

    • My Turbulent Journey Through Food and Family
    • By: Dana Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Dana Goldstein
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A lifetime of diets, denial, and bad relationship choices caused author Dana Goldstein's weight to rise and fall, and challenged her confidence. Once she was in her 40s, Dana realized that "HELL, YES!" people liked who she was, that she no longer had to listen to the hurtful words of others, and that her weight issues were tied to emotions. Join Dana on her journey through all the bad habits, culinary delights, and triumphs that tell the story of her life so far. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Good Intentions

    • By: Dana Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Derek Shetterly
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Bill Gates is here to change the world—will he make money doing it?

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    • Inexcusable Absences

    • By: Dana Goldstein
    • Narrated by: C. James Moore
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Harsh truancy laws have resulted in children and parents being sent to jail for skipping school. Getting tough on truancy doesn’t help students get an education - and it unfairly attacks the poor.

    Regular price: $1.99