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Suggested Reading

Sources For You To Further Your Understanding.

A Bibliography of Suggested Resources

Bauer, Susan Wise, and Jessie Wise. The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home. New York: Norton, 2016.

Bauer, Susan Wise. Rethinking School. New York: Norton, 2018.

Bennett, Sara, and Nancy Kalish. The Case Against Homework. New York: Crown Publishers, 2006.

Blumenfeld, Samuel. The New Illiterates And How to Keep Your Child From becoming One. Boise: Paradign, 1988. Also his Alpha-Phonics teaching reading manual.

Cody. Anthony. The Educator and the Oligarch, Garn Press, New York, 2014.

Coloroso, Barbara. The Bully, the Bullied, and the Not-So-Innocent Bystander. New York: William Morrow, 2016.

Eide, Brock, and Fernette Eide. The Mislabeled Child. New York: Hyperion, 2006.

Flesch, Rudolf. Why Johnny Can’t Read and What You Can Do About It. New York: Harper, 1956.

Frost, Maya. The New Global Student: Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2009.

Gabor, Andrea. After the Education Wars. The New Press, 2018.

Gatto, John Taylor. The Underground History of American Education. New York: Oxford Village Press, 2000.

Griffin, Mary. The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child’s Classroom.New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.

Illich, Ivan. Deschooling Society. New York: Harper, 1972.

Koretz, Daniel. The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Better Schools. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Kozol, Jonathan. Death At An Early Age. New York: Houghton, 1967.

___________. Savage Inequalities. New York: Crown, 1991.

___________. The Shame of the Nation. New York: Three Rivers, 2005.

Nader, Ralph. Unstoppable, The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. New York: The Nation, 2014.

Pepper, William. The Self-Managed Child, Paths to Cultural Rebirth. New York: Harper, 1973.

Ravitch, Diane. The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education. Philadelphia: Basic Books, 2016.

Ravitch, Diane. Slaying Goliath, Alfred Knopf, New York, 2020. 

__________ Reign Of Error. New York: Random House, 2014.

Richards, M. C. Toward Wholeness: Rudolf Steiner Education in America. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1980.

Robinson, Ken, and Lou Aronica. Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education. New York: Penguin, 2015.

Russakoff, Dale. The Prize: Who’s In Charge of Americas Schools. New York: Harcourt, 2015.

Schwartz, Natalie. The Teacher Chronicles: Confronting the Demands of Students, Parents, Administrators and Society. Millwood, NY: Laurelton Media, 2008.

Steiner, Rudolf. Education as Art. Blauvelt, New York: Steiner Publications, 1970.