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Cathy N. Davidson reviews After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform by Andrea Gabor. Davidson writes, “[Gabor] takes pains to highlight diverse school districts that have succeeded, mostly by directly or indirectly implementing the “quality management” philosophy of W. Edwards Deming, the subject of one of her previous books. She sees Deming’s bottom-up, collaborative approach in New York’s progressive school movement, in postindustrial Massachusetts and in the large Leander district of central Texas as well as in inspiring, educator-led experiments across the country based on community participation, teacher voice, professional development and student-centered pedagogy…”

Read the full book review here.

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