Über den Autor
Howard Good is a professor of journalism at SUNY New Paltz and former president of the Highland (N.Y.) school board. A frequent contributor to American School Board Journal, Education Week, and Teacher Magazine, he is the author of ten previous books, including Educated Guess: A School Board Member Reflects (2003) and The Theory of Oz: Rediscovering the Aims of Education (2005), both available from Rowman & Littlefield Education.
Chapter 1 Top Ten Chapter 2 Losing It Chapter 3 Now Playing Chapter 4 Not With a Bang Chapter 5 Wilderness Road Chapter 6 Graduation Day Chapter 7 Honor Role Chapter 8 A Darkness Darker Than Night Chapter 9 Schoolhouse Rock Chapter 10 Straight to Hell Chapter 11 The Deepest Cut Chapter 12 The Bard of Education Chapter 13 These Truths Chapter 14 "War Minus the Shooting" Chapter 15 The Finger Chapter 16 The Way of the Kayak Chapter 17 After Story Hour Chapter 18 Write and Wrong Chapter 19 Sing! Chapter 20 Board-dom
Here is a collection of essays that touch on a wide range of education issues including school reform, civic education, the function of honor societies, the decline of reading and writing skills, the role of guidance counselors, and the effectiveness of school boards.