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Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?

Why Expertise Matters

Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?( )
Editor: Goodman, Kenneth S.
Calfee, Robert C.
Goodman, Yetta M.
ISBN:978-0-415-85801-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.95
Book Description:

Accountability, in the form of standardized test scores, is built into many government literacy policies, with severe consequences for schools and districts that fail to meet ever-increasing performance levels. The key question this book addresses is whose knowledge is considered in framing government literacy policies? The intent is to raise awareness of the degree to which expertise is being ignored on a worldwide level and pseudo-science is becoming the basis for literacy...
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Pages:217
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Epistemology
Education / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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