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Conversations : Readings for Writing

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780205589654

ISBN10:
0205589650
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

With nearly 100 readings and 24 pages of visual arguments,Conversationsprovides the reader with an entry point to an extraordinary variety of authors, genres, voices, and viewpoints on important contemporary civic issues

Table of Contents

Introduction: reading and Writing critically
Education Introduction
The Goals of Public Education: No Child Left Behind?
Education (essay)
The New Vocationalism: What it is, What it could be (essay)
Making Public Schools Business-Like . . . Again (essay)
A Subtractive Education (essay)
Remarks at No Child Left Behind Summit, April 2006 (speech)
The Condition of Public Education (essay)
Blog Responses to Gerald Braceyrsquo;s ldquo;Things Fall Apart: No Child Left Behind Self Destructsrdquo; (blog postings)
High School Studentsrsquo;
Perspectives on the 2001
No Child Left Behind Actrsquo;s
Definition of a Highly Qualified Teacher (public letters)
Getting into the Conversation:The Goals of Public Education: No Child Left Behind?
Visual Conversations 1 The Place(s) of Education: Educational Settings
Whatrsquo;s College For?
Everyday Use (fiction)
College Isnrsquo;t for Everyone (essay)
Doonesbury (cartoon)
The Challenge Of Liberty (essay)
Ads for Hofstra University and York College (advertisements)
A Matter of Degrees: Why College isnrsquo;t an Economic Cure All (essay)
The Other Gender Gap (essay)
Getting into the Conversation:Whatrsquo;s College For?

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