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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 22.99
The essays in this book deal with situations or issues in public education which we need to address. While some of these situations seem clear and almost obvious, making the necessary changes and admitting the truth to ourselves is not necessarily going to happen easily. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Take an in-depth look at campus activism in the 21st century with this issue of New Directions for Higher Education . Campuses have always experienced an ebb and flow of activism, and the recent displays of student activism on American campuses show that protesters remain a vibrant subculture in American higher education. From rising tuition costs... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Auf Initiative Wilhelm von Humboldts durch Friedrich Wilhelm III. am 16. August 1809 zur Gründung beschlossen, nahm die "Alma Mater Berolinensis" im Winter 1810/11 ihren Forschungs- und Lehrbetrieb auf, seit 1828 bis 1945 unter dem Namen "Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität". Ihre eigenständige Gestalt und die nationale wie internationale Bedeutung und... more...
The Rise and Fall of American Public Schools: The Political Economy of Public Education in the Twentieth CenturyABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 79.00
This volume provides a comprehensive and balanced survey of the state of American public education. It examines the trend in the quality of the public schools over the past 100 years, and reviews the possible reasons for a decline in quality. The work focuses on the importance of local control in American public education and how it has been steadily... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00
Using Ohio's example, this book explores the push for innovation and reform in the form of charters, vouchers, and other alternatives, as well as continuing efforts to revive broken school systems in the face of political opposition and economic decline. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 40.00
A contemporary look at both the rituals fostered in our education system that reproduce inequalities between students and how we can change these techniques to promote equity in and outside the classroom. more...