The Language Police: how pressure groups restrict what students learn
Publish date: 2003
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf
Pages no: 255
Edition language: English
There is some repetition, but the book is balanced. It is worth the price just to get the reading list and the list of "no use in texts/test" words.
Ravitch looks at one aspect of the American Public School Crisis: the lousy curricula. Because apparently EVERYONE has felt the need to tweak it. Maddening stuff.