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Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public SchoolsABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
Closing the K?12 achievement gap is critical to the future welfare of African American individuals, families, and communities?and to the future of our nation as a whole. The black-white academic achievement gap?the significant statistical difference in academic performance between African American students and their white peers?is the single greatest... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 57.95
?Students whose first language is not English are the fastest-growing group in public schools in all regions of the United States. Almost 10 million children between the ages of five and 17 live in the homes and communities in which a language other than English in spoken and presently most schools in the U.S. are under-educating many English learners.... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.17
With a new century, there has emerged a new age in moral considerations. The Arab Spring, Facebook, and the Occupy Movement all point to an awareness of, and concern for, the moral character of the individual and the collective. The phrase, ?it?s the right thing to do?, echoing throughout news media and one?s daily exchanges, typically indicates a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
Values in education, in terms of both how they are taught and of the ethics of teaching itself, are an area of lively debate. This text provides a resource of ideas, issues and practice for all those with an interest in this area of education. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99
Fifteen years ago, Concha Delgado-Gaitan began literacy research in Carpinteria, California. At that time, Mexican immigrants who labored in nurseries, factories, and housekeeping had almost no voice in how their children were educated. Committed to participative research, Delgado-Gaitan collaborated with the community to connect family, school, and... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 37.99
This book fills an educational void in the school leadership literature as it relates to historical, theoretical, intellectual and cultural understandings among those who prepare individuals for leadership in schools and for those who practice leadership in schools attended by significant numbers of African American students. Contributors to this volume... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 43.99
By combining autobiographical accounts with qualitative and quantitative research on queer students of different racial backgrounds, the essays collected here not only trouble the ways we think about the intersections of race and sexuality, they also offer theoretical insights and educational strategies to educators committed to bringing about change. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
In 2007, wanting to expand higher education?s civic engagement conversation, the Association of American Colleges and Universities launched the Core Commitments Initiative. That initiative focused attention on personal and social responsibility as outcomes of a college education, with the understanding that such a focus would return American higher... more...