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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Between 1945 and 1990 the United States built the largest and most productive higher education system in world history. Over the last two decades, however, dramatic budget cuts to public academic services and skyrocketing tuition have made college completion more difficult for many. Nevertheless, the democratic promise of education and the global... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
In this controversial work, Hervé Varenne and Ray McDermott explore education as cultural phenomenon—a construct of artifice and reality we impose upon ourselves. The authors discuss in five case studies how the American education system defines and measures success and failure, why there is polarization between suburban schools and urban schools,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements. The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 9.99
From Bill Cosby, actor, entertainer, and "New York Times" bestselling author of "Fatherhood" and "Congratulations (Now What?)" comes a groundbreaking eBook with the potential to reinvent education in America. Exchanging comedy for community activism, Bill Cosby teams up with Dwight Allen, Eminent Professor of Education Reform at Old Dominion University,... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 31.95
All students have the right to an excellent education Peter Cookson boldly describes a proposed education bill of rights for American students, including ideas on how to restructure the United States Department of Education. The book asserts that all children have the right to: Attend a school that is funded for 21 st -century excellence... more...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2003; US$ 34.99
America is engaged in an historic experiment with our future ? applying the worst practices of American business management toward revitalizing American education. In effect, the high stakes testing movement has succeeded in transposing the stress, excessive competition, and distrust that characterizes the least innovative businesses into the mainstream... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
This report describes California?s K?12 public schools-specifically, their student population, the resources they are provided (finances, teachers, facilities), and their outcomes. It describes both student academic achievement and outcomes that schools may influence and that are inadequately captured in test scores. more...