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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99
Analyses of education are too often developed for public consumption in a fast-moving political world. This book examines some of the deeper organizational reasons why things don?t work so well in school, as well as a look at some of things that do work. Most importantly, the book will explain how the social and cultural expectations of what schools... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99
Getting it Right: Dynamic School Renewal, Fixing What?s Broken challenges citizens of this nation to right the wrongs in public education by elevating the graduation rate and by equipping every graduate with saleable skills for gainful employment in the marketplace and with foundation skills for postsecondary education success. more...
- 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...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 10.71
Hauptbeschreibung Der Zugang zu Bildung ist eine wesentliche Voraussetzung, um an der Entwicklung unserer Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft teilzuhaben. Das deutsche Bildungssystem hat jedoch mit Blick auf Chancengerechtigkeit und gelingende Integration noch Entwicklungsbedarf. Die internationale Recherche zum Carl Bertelsmann-Preis 2008 hat exemplarisch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95
In America's "Failing" Schools , W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law and its key terms, explanations of what it really means... 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...