15 must-read books about K-12 education in the US

Confused by the rhetoric? Here are 15 books to help you understand public education in the US today.

By , Monitor contributor

9. 'Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What’s at Stake?,' by Michael Fabricant and Michelle Fine

Charter schools are one of the primary tools promoted by today’s education reform movement. This book provides an easily accessible, non-academic explanation of the role they play beyond the rhetoric. Thinking about enrolling your child in a charter school? This is a must-read.

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