Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way Out of Inequality

Marsh, John
Publisher:  Monthly Review Press
Date Written:  01/07/2011
Year Published:  2011  
ISBN:  9781583672433
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX17965

John Marsh debunks a myth cherished by journalists, politicians, and economists: that growing poverty and inequality in the United States can be solved through education. Marsh shows that education has little impact on poverty and inequality, and that our mistaken beliefs actively shape the way we structure our schools and what we teach in them.

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