Table of Contents for Class Warfare : Inside the Fight to Fix America's Schools


The Race
1(9)
Juicy Words
10(9)
The Epiphanies
19(12)
"Be Obedient. Be Good. Keep Your Mouth Shut."
31(11)
"If an Unfriendly Foreign Power Had Attempted..."
42(9)
A "Hopelessly Naive" Thesis
51(7)
A Governor and a President Take Center Stage
58(3)
Payroll to Payroll
61(3)
Lighting Up the Capitol Switchboard
64(4)
The Backlash
68(4)
Schoolyard Classroom
72(5)
The Discovery: "Good Teaching Matters"
77(3)
The Network
80(4)
No Child Left Behind
84(2)
"Don't Worry, It's Just a Parent"
86(9)
"The Union Won't Allow It"
95(14)
"The Idea Wasn't Just to Keep Them from Killing Somebody"
109(2)
"How Could the Democrats Be Against This?"
111(4)
Seeing George Soros's Apartment
115(4)
New York Realities
119(12)
"Our Party Has Got to Wake Up on This"
131(2)
The Co-location Trap
133(3)
Creating a New School System the Hard Way
136(3)
"Colorado Says Half of You Won't Graduate"
139(2)
The Pol and the Moneymen
141(6)
Foxes in the Henhouse
147(3)
Mounting Evidence
150(5)
"This Just Seemed So Obvious"
155(3)
More Money, No Hassles
158(3)
Building Harlem Success
161(9)
"This Is Not a Self-Esteem Movement"
170(3)
"You Really Don't Want to Hire Me"
173(3)
"Pulling the Rug Out"
176(2)
Money Meets Data
178(3)
Hillary for Teachers, Teachers for Hillary
181(4)
Forward, Backward in New York
185(3)
$45,000 Well Spent
188(2)
"Faceless Bureaucracy"
190(2)
Back in the Classroom
192(2)
Quarantine the Data
194(2)
Climbing the Ladder
196(3)
Rhee's Choice: Your Union or $130,000
199(2)
Turning Around the USS Gates
201(5)
The New Democrats
206(4)
Two Returns to the Classroom
210(6)
"Wake Up, Obama Just Talked About You"
216(3)
"Inside Baseball"
219(8)
"What Do You Guys Think You Could Do with a Hundred Billion?"
227(2)
The Chosen Four
229(7)
"They'll Do Backflips"
236(9)
"Things I Can't Change from This Building"
245(2)
Widgets
247(5)
Agreement in Pittsburgh
252(2)
The Opposite of Venture Capital
254(11)
"Outcomes, Not Achievement"
265(3)
"Obfuscating the Issue... Fooling the Reviewers"
268(2)
A Shriek on Park Avenue
270(8)
The Feinberg Gambit
278(3)
School Reform: The Movie
281(6)
Firing Everyone
287(2)
"My Baby Is Reading"
289(13)
Going Over to the Other Side
302(4)
A "Baffling" Round One
306(7)
"Varnish on a Sinking Ship"
313(2)
Two Winners
315(6)
Back on the Horse in Colorado
321(3)
Billionaires Trapped in an Elevator
324(7)
Rhee's Breakthrough
331(3)
"He Met with Everyone"
334(3)
A New York Breakthrough---or Mirage?
337(5)
Rocky Mountain High
342(3)
"Honored, Humbled, Hopeful---and Horrified"
345(5)
"She's de Klerk in South Africa. We Have to Help Her."
350(3)
The Quiet Revolution
353(2)
"Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire"
355(4)
Klein's and Mulgrew's "Wonderful Negotiation"
359(4)
From Inside Baseball to Public Accountability
363(8)
"Arne, Here's the Column You've Been Missing"
371(8)
Soaring Dreams, Street-Level Politics
379(5)
Rhee Rejected
384(3)
"I'll E-mail Your Dad and Tell Him"
387(5)
The "Mujahideen" and the Moderates
392(10)
Punch, Counterpunch
402(19)
A Marathon, Not a Sprint
421(18)
Acknowledgments 439(4)
Sources 443(8)
Notes 451(12)
Index 463