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  • A Chance to Make Historyby Wendy Kopp

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 14.99

    On Teach For America?s twentieth anniversary, its founder offers an inspiring summation of the lessons learned: The achievement gap can be closed, and there?s nothing elusive about what it will take more...

  • Smart Kids, Bad Schoolsby Brian Crosby

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby?s no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompromising... more...

  • History Education and National Identity in East Asiaby Edward Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies. more...

  • Education in the United Kingdomby Liam Gearon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This accessible book provides a basic understanding of the structure and organization of education in the United Kingdom in a time of rapid change and devolved government. It is designed as an introductory guide and reference work for all with an interest in education, including trainee and newly qualified teachers, university lecturers, school-based... more...

  • Blair's Educational Legacy?by Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective opposition. During the election campaign Tony... more...

  • Old School Still Matters: Lessons from History to Reform Public Education in Americaby Brian Fife

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Can public schools in America be saved? This book considers theory, current practice, and the common school ideal through a historical lens to arrive at practical suggestions for reforming contemporary public education. more...

  • Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachersby Donald K. Sharpes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.95

    Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as... more...

  • A History of Australian Schoolingby Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 40.91

    A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years. The first systematic history of education published in thirty years, it offers invaluable insights into the issues and debates which characterise one of our most important... more...

  • Access to History: Britain 1900-51by Michael Lynch

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 17.99

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history... more...

  • Call to Purposeby Matthew Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 184.00

    A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is more than a common goal. more...