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  • America's Failing Schoolsby W. James Popham

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95

    In America's "Failing" Schools , W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law and its key terms, explanations of what it really means... more...

  • Beyond Nostalgiaby Terri Seddon; Lawrence Angus

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 34.95

    Enormous change to Australian education over the past decade has created a maelstrom of debate among politicians, teachers and academics about the direction of education. Beyond nostalgia: reshaping australian education distils this ongoing debate into a concise account of developments in education, and provides a positive framework for finding... more...

  • Inside Mrs. B.'s Classroomby Leslie Baldacci

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A respected journalist turned-teacher reveals what's really happening in America's schools In 1999, Chicago Sun-Times veteran Leslie Baldacci left her prestigious, twenty-five year career to teach at a public school in one of Chicago's roughest South Side neighborhoods. As she later commented, "I thought I knew rough. I thought I had answers.... more...

  • Changing Academic Workby Elaine Martin

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 57.00

    Higher education serves a diverse range of students and is under closer government scrutiny and control. This book explores the competing tensions: the need to balance individualism with collaboration; and accountability with reward. It develops a set of principles to guide academic work. It aims to offer insight and guidance for academic staff. more...

  • Transformational Change in Higher Educationby M.B. d?Ambrosio; R.G. Ehrenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Discusses the management of transformational change in higher education as a key element of success. This volume explores transformational change in a range of institutions from small teaching and community colleges to large comprehensive research universities. more...

  • OECD Reviews of Tertiary Education New Zealandby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...

  • The Common School and the Comprehensive Idealby Mark Halstead; Graham Haydon

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    A topical and provocative volume that invites consideration of the most fundamental issues concerning future educational provision: what is the purpose of our schools, and what should we do in them? Cutting-edge research by contributors who are leading figures internationally in philosophy and education, for whom these issues have been particular... more...

  • Education State Rankings 2008by Kathleen O'Leary Morgan; Scott Morgan

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 120.75

    Does your state make the grade? This new edition of Education State Rankings compares the 50 states in hundreds of preK-12 education categories. See how your state stacks up in reading and math scores, teachers’ salaries, graduation rates, per pupil spending, special education, class size and so much more. In addition, learn which state received... more...

  • Reform Can Make a Differenceby Darlene Leiding

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 42.99

    This book explores some of the unique characteristics of school reform and also focus on the role of poverty in reform including the negative effects of low-income neighborhoods on the youth who reside there, concluding that reducing poverty can lead to more positive academic behavior and success more...

  • A Power Shift in Public Educationby Herbert F. Pandiscio

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 34.99

    This 'no holds barred' book about big ideas makes the case that billions of dollars and millions of man hours have been spent chasing the wrong solutions. Pandiscio makes a direct assault on what he believes to be the primary causes of the failed public school system in America. more...