Annotated Bibliography

This assignment is annotated bibliography single space. The first is a book for that reason is not attached, Nall J. and Rotherham A. is not attached too but, type in their titles in google is come up. The last three are movies but I attached a write up on Children Left Behind and copy and paste the summary.  

Annotated Bibliography

Tyack, D. B. (1974). The one best system: The history of American urban education.

            Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Orfield, G., Frankenberg, E. D., & Lee, C. (2002). The Resurgence of School Segregation. Educational Leadership, 60(4), 16.

Williams, J. (2004). The ruling that changed American School Board Journal, 191(4), 18.

Nall, J. (2012). Truth out.  Lies of plutocracy: exploding five myths that dehumanize the poor

Rotherham, A. (2012). Virginia’s together and unequal school standards. Washington Post.

Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas. 347 U.S. 483. (1954).

Kruger, L. J. (2014). Children Left Behind: A documentary on high stakes testing.

Summary

Most high school students in the United States are required to pass a series of exams in order to earn a high school diploma. From coast to coast, more and more states are using these high stakes tests in an effort to reverse the supposed rising tide of mediocrity in our public schools and close the achievement gap between socioeconomic and racial groups. The film, Children Left Behind, is about the well-intended purposes that are driving this movement toward high stakes testing, and its unintended consequences. Children Left Behind, brings to the forefront the stories of students who are struggling with these tests. These compelling stories provide a springboard for the exploration of the educational, political and moral issues associated with these exams. The overwhelming majority of these students are the intended beneficiaries of education reform. They are students with disabilities, Latinos, African-Americans, English language learners, and students from economically impoverished communities. The social justice issues are palpable. Testing is a ubiquitous part of our global society. The documentary raises the important question of whether we are leaving too many children behind in our quest for higher test scores.

Won’t Back Down. (2013). Schmidt, T., Williams, T., & Johnson, M. Beverly Hills, CA: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

American Teacher. (2011). First Run Features.

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