Dumbing Down: The Crisis of Quality and Equity in a Once-Great School System--And How to Reverse the Trend (Hardcover)
1. Introduction: The Rise and Puzzling Fall of the Swedish Educational System.- 2. The Silver Age of Swedish Education.- 3. Educational Performance in Swedish Schools-What Are the Facts?.- 4. The Malaise in the School System.- 5. Two Views of Knowledge and Teaching.- 6. The Rise of "Post-Truth" Schooling.- 7. The Deinstitutionalization and Fragmentation of the Swedish School System.- 8. A Perfect Storm.- 9. The Way Forward for Sweden and Other Western Countries.