"Clear, concise, and authoritative, American Education brings issues and challenging perspectives to teacher educators' classrooms. Revised every two years, the text provides an up-to-date introduction to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States."--BOOK JACKET.
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The Purposes of Public Schooling
The Profession of Teaching
Teachers Unions and Teacher Politics
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