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The School Reform Landscape: Fraud, Myth and Lies
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The School Reform Landscape: Fraud, Myth, and LiesKappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Xi Gamma Chapter would like to invite you to attend our upcoming program The School Reform Landscape on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 6 p.m., Jubilee Hall Atrium, 4th floor, featuring Dr. Christopher Tienken, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy at the College of Education and Human Services.

In their coauthored book, The School Reform Landscape: Fraud, Myth, and Lies, Tienken and Orlich take an in-depth and controversial look at school reform over the last 60 years through the lens of critical social theory as they examine ongoing tensions between the need to keep a vibrant unitary system of public education and the ongoing assault by corporate and elite interests to create a dual system.

The following events, proposals, and policies will be covered:

  • Sputnik
  • A Nation at Risk 
  • Big Business Values in Education 
  • No Child Left Behind 
  • State Standards Movement 
  • Common Core State Standards Initiative 
  • High Stakes Testing 
  • Charter Schools

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Professional Development Hours and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Stole Points will be awarded for attendance. Please send your RSVP to

Books will be available for purchase following the program.

Cosponsored by:
Chi Upsilon Sigma Latin Sorority, Inc.
Students for Education Reform

For more information please contact:
Christopher Tienken, Ed.D.
(973) 275-2874


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