Education Reform

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    • The Decline, The Deception, The Dogmas
    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 12-07-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 285 ratings
    • An indictment of the American educational system criticizes the fact that the system has discarded the traditional goals of transmitting knowledge and fostering cognitive skills in favor of building self-esteem and promoting social harmony....

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    • Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom
    • By: Bettina Love
    • Narrated by: Misty Monroe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 02-19-19
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 817 ratings
    • Drawing on her life’s work of teaching and researching in urban schools, Bettina Love persuasively argues that educators must teach students about racial violence, oppression, and how to make sustainable change in their communities through radical civic initiatives and movements....

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    • How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools
    • By: Amanda E. Lewis, John B. Diamond
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 10-08-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 26 ratings
    • On the surface, Riverview High School looks like the post-racial ideal. Yet Riverview has not escaped the same unrelenting question: why is it that even when all of the circumstances seem right, black and Latino students continue to lag behind their peers? Find out....

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    • Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education
    • By: Noliwe Rooks
    • Narrated by: Robin Eller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 09-26-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 61 ratings
    • Cornell University professor Noliwe Rooks provides a critical account of the making and unmaking of public education in Cutting School....

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    • The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education
    • By: Lou Aronica, Ken Robinson
    • Narrated by: Ken Robinson PhD
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 05-12-15
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 633 ratings
    • Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the most viewed in the organization's history....

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    • How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth
    • By: Ben Shapiro, David Limbaugh - foreword
    • Narrated by: Chris Abell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 08-08-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,458 ratings
    • When parents send their children off to college, Mom and Dad hope they'll return more cultivated, knowledgeable, and astute....

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    • Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
    • By: Lisa Delpit
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 07-18-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 127 ratings
    • Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better "cultural transmitters" in the classroom, where stereotypes and cultural assumptions breed ineffective education....

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    • Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America
    • By: Ted Dintersmith
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 04-24-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 199 ratings
    • Capturing bold ideas from teachers and classrooms across America, What School Could Be provides a realistic, and profoundly optimistic, roadmap for creating cultures of innovation and real learning in all our schools....

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    • Uncovering the Secret Forces Destroying American Public Education
    • By: Luke Rosiak
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 03-08-22
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 232 ratings
    • In Race to the Bottom, Luke Rosiak uncovers the shocking reason why American education is failing: Powerful special interest groups are using our kids as guinea pigs in vast ideological experiments....

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    • What Works and Why
    • By: Paul Tough
    • Narrated by: Paul Tough
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 05-12-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 157 ratings
    • Mining the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, Paul Tough provides us with insights and strategies for a new approach to childhood adversity....

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    • The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy
    • By: Tressie McMillan Cottom
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 10-31-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 85 ratings
    • More than two million students are enrolled in for-profit colleges, from the small family-run operations to the behemoths brandished on billboards, subway ads, and late-night commercials....

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    • Higher Education's Past, Present, and Uncertain Future
    • By: Arthur Levine, Scott J. Van Pelt
    • Narrated by: Perry Daniels
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 09-27-22
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings
    • Arthur Levine and Scott Van Pelt examine higher and postsecondary education to see how it has changed to become what it is today—and how it might be refitted for an uncertain future. Taking a historical, cross-industry perspective, they perform a survey of American higher education....

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    • And How They Got That Way
    • By: Amanda Ripley
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 08-13-13
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,457 ratings
    • How do other countries create "smarter" kids? In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they've never seen before....

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    • How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better
    • By: Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, Paul G. LeMahieu
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 01-25-22
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 8 ratings
    • As a field, education has largely failed to learn from experience. Time after time, promising education reforms fall short of their goals and are abandoned as other promising ideas take their place. In Learning to Improve, the authors argue for a new approach....

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    • Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories
    • By: E. D. Hirsch Jr.
    • Narrated by: BJ Harrison
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 04-27-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings
    • Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence for the argument that a carefully planned, knowledge-based elementary curriculum is essential to providing the foundations for children's life success....

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    • How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)
    • By: Elizabeth Green
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 07-30-14
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 65 ratings
    • Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying their art....

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    • The Science Behind the Genius
    • By: Angeline Stoll Lillard
    • Narrated by: Chelsea Stephens
    • Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 12-08-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 20 ratings
    • One hundred and ten years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn....

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    • Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World
    • By: Yong Zhao
    • Narrated by: Emily Zeller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 07-27-20
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
    •  Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? by award-winning writer Yong Zhao offers an entertaining, provocative insider's account of the Chinese school system, revealing the secrets that make it both "the best and worst" in the world....

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