Edited by: Christine E. Sleeter
Publication Date: April 28, 2007
Series: Multicultural Education Series
In this authoritative volume, leading educators and scholars examine the current accountability movement and the extent to which it supports equity and democracy. They address how it was constructed, who it actually benefits, as well as how genuine progress can be made to close racial disparities in achievement. While the authors have different perspectives, they all share a commitment to improving education for all children, especially for those who have been historically underserved. Featuring case studies and critical analyses, this important volume examines:
Christine E. Sleeter is professor emerita at the College of Professional Studies, California State University, Monterey Bay, and president of the National Association for Multicultural Education. Her recent books include Teaching with Vision (edited with Catherine Cornbleth).