I've nominated four of this fall's best academic books on education for the first (quasi-recurring) eduwonkette gold star award. Read more about these books here. Award to be announced on October 15th.
- Mitchell Stevens, Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites
- Jack Buckley and Mark Schneider, Charter Schools - Hope or Hype?
- Bruce Fuller, Standaridzed Childhoods: The Political and Cultural Struggle Over Early Education
- David Kirp, The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids-First Politics