How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials Race in American Education

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Yale University Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Education - 323 pages
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Getting ahead and getting an education are inseparable in the minds of most Americans. However, educator David Labaree argues that the connection between schooling and social mobility may be doing more harm than good, for the pursuit of educational credentials has come to take precedence over the acquisition of knowledge.

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David F. Labaree is Professor of Education at Stanford University.

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