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  • Guiding Your Teenager with Special Needs through the Transition from School to Adult Lifeby Mary Korpi

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 21.95

    Korpi recognizes the need for young adults to be included in decisions and discussions about their future. The first part of the book shows how families can adapt everyday routines to develop the young adult's life skills. The second part provides information on support services, and stresses the importance of devising an effective transition plan. more...

  • Parenting Tough Kidsby Mark Le Messurier

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Parenting Tough Kids delivers simple, proven strategies to improve the behavior, organization, learning, and emotional well-being of all children. Parents will find case studies and practical ideas to help youngsters improve memory and organization, complete homework and chores more easily, deal with school bullies, build emotional resilience, and... more...

  • Leadership and School Boardsby Laura E. Reimer; Dr. John Wiens

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99

    This book is about the remarkable and unique purpose of school boards. It is not a book about abolition, or drastic reform. It explains clearly that school boards were established as part of the foundation for a strong democratic society and encourages everyone involved with school systems to guard that foundation. more...

  • Principals Matterby Steven B. Sheldon; Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Research has shown that strong principal leadership is critical to developing effective school partnerships that include diverse school, family and community members. This book provides administrators with a clear road map for initiating partnership programs that are goal-focused, equitable, and sustainable. In this research-based resource, the authors... more...

  • Classroom Conversationsby Alexandra Miletta

    The New Press 2008; US$ 24.99

    In Classroom Conversations , two generations of educatorsa mother and daughterpoint us to the great thinkers who have shaped their beliefs and practices in education, and who continue to influence teachers today. Nineteen essays by educators from Dewey to Delpit offer parents and new educators an education degree in a nutshell. The Milettas frame... more...

  • Organizing for Educational Justiceby Michael B. Fabricant

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 69.00

    Since the 1980s, strategies for improving public education in America have focused on either competition through voucher programs and charter schools or standardization as enacted into federal law through No Child Left Behind. These reforms, however, have failed to narrow the performance gap between poor urban students and other children. In response,... more...

  • Parental Involvement and Academic Successby William Jeynes

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement. Cutting-edge research and meta-analyses... more...

  • The End of Molasses Classesby Ron Clark

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99

    New York Times bestselling author and educator Ron Clark challenges parents, teachers, and communities everywhere embrace a difference in the classroom and uplift, educate, and empower our children. Read this book to find out why so many across the country have embraced these powerful rules. Set the electric tone on day one Teach your children... more...

  • Education's Missing Ingredientby Victoria M. Young

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 36.99

    This book takes on the issues of our failures from the dangers associated with a lack of classroom discipline to the failings of the people to recognize and defend their schools from an overstepping federal government. This book clarifies the answers to our education system's woes and our republic's flickering success. For more information about the... more...

  • The Good Schoolby Peg Tyre

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 16.99

    Award-winning education journalist Peg Tyre mines up-to-the-minute research to equip parents with the tools and knowledge necessary to get their children the best education possible We all know that the quality of education served up to our children in U.S. schools ranges from outstanding to shockingly inadequate. How can parents tell the difference?... more...