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The Language Police

How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn

by Diane Ravitch

  • 104 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Censorship,
  • History,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education / Aims & Objectives,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Test bias,
  • Textbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362635M
    ISBN 101400030641
    ISBN 109781400030644


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