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  • Understanding Educational Reform in Global Contextby Mark Ginsburg; Mark B. Ginsburg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00

    This book focuses on important theoretical and policy debates on educational reform, with detailed analyses of reforms in 11 countries. more...

  • Fighting, Loving, Teachingby Emily A. Daniels

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Despite challenges and continuing inequalities surrounding urban education, there are instances which provide a counter narrative to the dominant discourses of failure. Urban educators who engage conscious caring and "armed love" in their practice are an example of this. This qualitative instrumental case study examines the practices of two... more...

  • The New American High Schoolby Ted Sizer; Deborah Meier; Nancy Faust Sizer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century. The question is What's next? Theodore Sizer, the founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools, was a... more...

  • Exploding The Myths Of School Reformby David Hopkins

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00

    This book looks at the failure of educational reform efforts to impact on the learning and performance of students due to misguided action based on a number of myths associated with school reform which remain prevalent in education. more...

  • Lehrerausbildung und Abstimmungsprobleme des Lehrermarktsby Sung-Yeun Lim

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Sung-Yeun Lim analysiert in vergleichender Perspektive die Entwicklungsdynamik der Lehrermärkte in Deutschland und Südkorea. Seit den 1950er Jahren war in beiden Lehrermärkten ein ausgewogenes Verhältnis von Lehrerangebot und Lehrernachfrage kaum gegeben: Jeweils schloss sich nach einer Mangelphase eine Überfüllungsphase... more...

  • The K-12 Implosionby Glenn Harlan Reynolds

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can't go on forever, won't. For decades now, America has been putting ever-growing amounts of money into its K-12 education system, while getting steadily poorer results. Now parents are losing faith in public schools, new alternatives are appearing, and change is on the way. The K-12 Implosion... more...

  • Culture Speaksby Russell Bishop; Mere Berryman

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary students, their whanau, principals and teachers. Whether you are a student, a parent, a principal or a teacher, this book will help you to examine your own... more...

  • Our Schools and Our Futureby Paul E. Peterson

    Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence... more...

  • A Primer on America's Schoolsby Terry M. Moe

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 14.99

    In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system—pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform. more...