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- The New Press 2012; US$ 17.99
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds usand as all research showsthere is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95
What can schools do to eliminate sexism and racism? By the 1990's with shifting demographics, disillusionment with conventional liberal policies and new political coalitions, the politics of race and gender requires new analyses. The chapters in this book demonstrate how the politics of race and gender enter into proposals for parental choice, business... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 35.00
Equity in education does not imply an equal distribution of resources to all students. OECD countries support students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages by providing them with additional resources to help them access the curriculum and benefit as fully as possible from education. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
Addresses how educators think about and act upon differences in schools. Through ethnographic portraits of two schools with a commitment to social justice, this book analyzes the ways discourses about difference provide a key site for both producing and resisting inequalities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 56.95
This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's single largest investment in America's schools. As Title... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 41.94
The ideal guide for students looking for the best college to suit their needs, Preparing for College helps students evaluate their strengths, interests, and goals in order to find the right educational fit. This accessible, all-in-one resource guides students with everything from choosing a college and undergoing the application process to uncovering... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 49.99
This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
As a diverse, interdisciplinary group of scholars, drawing from experience in 12 countries, contributors to this volume share an anti-oppressive stance and have utilized an array of theories and research strategies to counter the persistent and growing number of exclusions in education - based on race, class, gender, ethnicity, language, dis/ability,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.95
Die Herausgeber präsentieren Beiträge zu aktuellen Sichtweisen auf Möglichkeiten, die Lehrenden aber auch Lernenden zur Verfügung stehen, Unterricht geschlechtergerecht zu gestalten und durch aktives Handeln die große Herausforderung zu meistern, allen Beteiligten gleiche Chancen auf Wissen und Bildung zu ermöglichen. Die neuen Perspektiven, die sich... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 15.70
Der Aktionsrat Bildung, der sich aus renommierten Bildungsexperten zusammensetzt, bearbeitet in seinem ersten Jahresgutachten das für das deutsche Bildungssystem zentrale Thema der Bildungsgerechtigkeit. Die Experten betrachten dabei zunächst Themen wie herkunftsbedingte Disparitäten, Übergänge im Bildungssystem, Qualifikation des pädagogischen Personals,... more...