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Mike Rose notes that no one in power is asking fundamental questions about the purpose of education and whether much-hyped reforms might do more harm than good.No one in power is asking fundamental questions about the purpose of education and whether much-hyped reforms might do more harm than good.

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What’s new about them? They sound like the skills one would have gotten from a good 20th century education -- or from a lot further back than that.They sound like the skills one would have gotten from a good 20th century education -- or from a lot further back than that.

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The Obama administration has committed serious money to education reform, but many of the Department of Education's big ideas are flawed.

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Business leaders are eager to meddle in education but rarely take responsibility for the root of education's problem -- economic despair and mind-numbing mass media.

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What miracle talk and magic-bullet solutions share is the reduction of complexity, of the many levels of hard, creative work necessary to make schooling successful in the United States.Miracle talk ignores the many levels of hard, creative work necessary to make schooling successful in the United States.

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