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- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
US education is in crisis. This history and analysis of the education system is an essential primer for parents, teachers, and school administrators, as well as parent?teacher organizations, education majors, education administration majors, the media, politicians, and everyone who wants to see American schools do a better job. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
Well-educated citizens are valuable assets in today's competitive global economy, but many observers contend the United States lags behind other developed nations in providing quality education to students. Millions of students drop out or graduate unprepared for a job or higher education. Dropout rates and school failure are highest in low-income... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95
This book provides a guide for a long-overdue public dialogue about why and how we need to reinvent our nation's schools. How has the world changed for our children; what do all students need to know in light of these changes; how do we hold students and schools accountable for results; what do good schools look like; and what must leaders do to create... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50
How much freedom of expression do students have on American campuses? Does the extent of freedom vary with the geographical location of the college or university? Does the type of institution -- public or private, large or small, church-sponsored or nonsectarian -- have a bearing on the amount of freedom a student may exercise? Such questions are of... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 32.99
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...
Rise and Fall of American Public Schools, The: 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 26.64
Franz Hamburger Die öffentliche Diskussion über Schulen und Bildung setzt seit den PISA-Studien deutliche negative Akzente; überwiegend werden Vorzüge der Schulen in an- ren Ländern thematisiert. Die fachliche Auseinandersetzung hebt Leistungen und Versäumnisse gleichermaßen hervor, betont allerdings in besonderem Maße den Reformbedarf. Einen Schwerpunkt... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 15.10
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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 41.75
Viele Bundesländer haben zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts einschneidende Reformen der gymnasialen Oberstufe vorgenommen, die u.a. die Unterscheidung von Grund- und Leistungskursen nivellieren, die Zahl der Prüfungsfächer im Abitur heraufsetzen und die Wahlfreiheiten der Oberstufenschülerinnen und -schüler beschneiden. Diese Veränderungen sind nicht unumstritten.... more...