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Moral education. Character building

  • Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Studentsby Patricia Perez; Miguel Ceja

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their educational aspirations and access to higher education.... more...

  • Handbook of Moral and Character Educationby Larry Nucci; Tobias Krettenauer; Darcia Narvaez

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 123.95

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the?support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and... more...

  • Negro Education in Alabamaby Horace Mann Bond; Martin Kilson; Wayne J. Urban

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Horace Mann Bond (1904-1972) was a scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans.  Negro Education in Alabama is derived from his dissertation, which received the Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize in 1937 and was published in 1939. ?Horace Mann Bond,? according to Sourthen Changes , ?lived, worked,... more...

  • Civility, Compassion, and Courage in Schools Todayby Patricia Kohler-Evans; Candice Dowd Barnes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 24.99

    Using the authors? ?Model of Influence,? a four level hierarchy, they suggest that students can be taught to be more civil, compassionate, and courageous, and can move from developing a consciousness about these attributes into embracing influence and taking bold action. more...

  • Hispanic-Serving Institutionsby Anne-Marie Núñez; Sylvia Hurtado; Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions fills a critical gap in... more...

  • Twenty-Five Years in the Black Beltby William J. Edwards; Consuela Lee; Daniel T. Williams

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    "Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt is the memoir of the founder and principal of Snow Hill Institute, a 'little Tuskegee,' located in rural Wilcox County, Alabama. . . . Edwards reveals the conditions of blacks and race relations in Alabama between 1890 and 1917 and tells of his determination to uplift his race through education in the years following... more...

  • A Black Educator in the Segregated Southby Gerald L. Smith

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Black college presidents in the era of segregation walked a tightrope. They were expected to educate black youth without sufficient state and federal funding. Yet in the African American community they were supposed to represent power and influence and to be outspoken advocates of civil rights, despite the continual risk of offending the white politicians... more...

  • Moral and Spiritual Values in Educationby William Clayton Bower

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book deals with the multiple problem of education in the public schools as it relates to moral and spiritual values. The author cuts a wide swath through the tangled underbrush of church and state, religion and education, sacred and secular, spiritual and materialistic, "body and soul," and lets in a lot of light. To these problems the author... more...

  • Schools for Allby William Preston Vaughn

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Schools for All provides the first in-depth study of black education in Southern public schools and universities during the twelve-year Reconstruction period which followed the Civil War. In the antebellum South, the teaching of African Americans was sporadic and usually in contravention to state laws. During the war, Northern religious and philanthropic... more...

  • Education and Responsibilityby Tunis Romein

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book reveals the sources of the disquiet prevailing among educators over the apparent failure of the public school system to develop moral responsibility in America's youth. The doctrine of separation of church and state has made sectarian religious training illegal in public schools, and Tunis Romein shows that the task of providing moral guidance,... more...