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- Touchstone 1998; Not Available
The Paideia Proposal is a system of liberal education intended for all children. It was a response to what Adler characterized as the United States' antidemocratic or undemocratic educational system, a holdover from the 19th century, when the understanding of basic human rights fell short of 20th century expectations. The Paidea Proposal was based... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 20.99
Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. In this book, Tim L. Adsit presents a bold, visionary blueprint for change and success in achieving and exceeding international... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 54.99
The purpose of this book is to evaluate a new approach to the analysis and reporting of the large-scale surveys for the National Assessment of Educational Progress carried out for the National Center for Education Statistics. The need for a new approach was driven by the demands for secondary analysis of the survey data by researchers who needed analyses... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
For the first time one of the UK's leading historians of education presents eighteen of his key writings in one place. Aldrich introduces his own work which spans thirty years, taken from over fifteen books and seventy-five articles contributed to the fie more...
- ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 150.00
This book presents optimistic alternatives to the current educational reform movement, which has not produced substantial improvement. Dwight W. Allen advocates structural reform of education in virtually every aspect--organization, staff, curriculum, and political accountability. His central proposal is for the establishment of a national system of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 55.95
Anthology reconstructing the careers of 20th century teachers, emphasizing the parts played by crucial social, economic and political events and issues, the school organization and people who shaped the subjects' evolving perceptions of their roles as teachers in a particular community. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 100.00
The American ideal has exercised a powerful influence over English educational policy over the last two centuries, even as it has itself changed. Today the very size of America enables it to rehearse problems we shall meet tomorrow. This volume answers key questions for education, as relevant now as they were when it was originally published: Is there... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor’s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when they’re born. Almost everyone strives to go, but almost no one asks the fundamental... more...