Stop the Pendulum: Public Policy and Personal Experience in Reading Instruction and Reform (Paperback)
This is a book about the struggles over reforming reading instruction and the corresponding effort to improve reading achievement in the United States over the last seven decades.
William D. Bursuck is Professor Emeritus of Specialized Education Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He obtained his Ph.D. in special education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Until his retirement in 2014, Dr. Bursuck was involved in preparing special and general education teachers to teach reading and other essential skills to students with special needs. Craig Peck received his Ph.D. in History of Education from Stanford University in 2001. He currently chairs and teaches doctoral studies classes in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Peck's research has appeared in journals such as Educational Administration Quarterly, Education and Urban Society, Teachers College Record, and Urban Education.