A Dangerous Belief

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    James V. Shuls, review of Work Hard, Be Hard: Journeys Through “No Excuses” Teaching, by Jim Horn, Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform 10, no. 3 (2016):, 402-403.

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    Sara Scribner, “Diane Ravitch: Testing and vouchers hurt our schools. Here’s what works,” Salon, September 18, 2013, https://www.salon.com/2013/09/18/diane_ravitch_testing_and_vouchers_hurt_our_schools_heres_what_works/

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Shuls, J.V. A Dangerous Belief. Acad. Quest. 32, 412–421 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12129-019-09818-0

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