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  • Essays in Twentieth-Century Southern Educationby Wayne Urban

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 165.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Children of the Millby Ronald D. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Charting Chicago School Reformby Anthony Bryk; Penny Bender Sebring; David Kerbow; Sharon Rollow; John Easton

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 33.99

    In 1989, Chicago began an experiment with radical decentralization of power and authority. This book tells the story of what happened to Chicago?s elementary schools in the first four years of this reform. Implicit in this reform is the theory that expanded local democratic participation would stimulate organizational change within schools, which... more...

  • Schoolhouse Shamsby Peter Downs

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 27.99

    Written by a parent and school board member, who first embraced many of the ideas of the modern school reform movement, Schoolhouse Shams lays bare much of the mythology and misinformation that underpin many of the failed school reform policies of the last decade. more...

  • The Dismantling of Public Education and How to Stop Itby Elaine B. Johnson

    R&L Education 2003; US$ 34.99

    Here, Elaine Johnson examines of the state of education in the twenty-first century using science, rather than business as a more reliable and positive guide for education. The application of scientific principles of interrelatedness, self-organization, and differentiation to leadership and teaching, transforms schools into places that improve school... more...

  • The Brain, Education, and the Competitive Edgeby Geoffrey Caine; Renate Nummela Caine

    R&L Education 2001; US$ 28.99

    This book explains how traditional teaching, testing and schooling developed. It describes a more powerful approach to education that engages student brains much more effectively. It shows how great schools and ordinary people from around the world use this 'guided experience' approach. And it explains why public education resists change, no matter... more...

  • The Normal Accident Theory of Educationby Andrew K. Milton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99

    Analyses of education are too often developed for public consumption in a fast-moving political world. This book examines some of the deeper organizational reasons why things don?t work so well in school, as well as a look at some of things that do work. Most importantly, the book will explain how the social and cultural expectations of what schools... more...

  • Getting It Rightby Patricia Anne Duncan Parrish

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    Getting it Right: Dynamic School Renewal, Fixing What?s Broken challenges citizens of this nation to right the wrongs in public education by elevating the graduation rate and by equipping every graduate with saleable skills for gainful employment in the marketplace and with foundation skills for postsecondary education success. more...

  • Learning Not Schoolingby Lyn Lesch

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 26.99

    Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working... more...

  • Standing and Deliveringby Henry Gradillas; Jerry Jesness; Jaime Escalante

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 18.99

    In this book, Dr. Gradillas shares both his upbeat philosophy of education and the practical school management techniques that helped translate that philosophy into success for thousands of students over three decades. The book focuses on three areas that are key to the operation of an effective school: School climate, instruction, and curriculum.... more...