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  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • Aristotelian Character Educationby Kristján Kristjánsson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... more...

  • Inequality, Power and School Successby Gilberto Conchas; Michael Gottfried

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficultiesby Penny Lacey; Rob Ashdown; Phyllis Jones; Hazel Lawson; Michele Pipe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties is a timely and rich resource with contributions from writing teams of acknowledged experts providing a balance of both academic and practitioner perspectives. The book covers a myriad of topics and themes and has the core purpose of informing and supporting everyone... more...

  • Unique Challenges in Urban Schoolsby Eric R. Jackson; Carolyn Turner; Dorothy E. Battle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    This study explores the various ways in which parental involvement can help to increase student academic success. More specifically, this analysis is based on the notions that parent involvement in inner city schools present unique challenges that are different from the traditional middle class perspective. more...

  • Why Tutoring?by Andrea M. Nelson-Royes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    In Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School, Dr. Andrea M. Nelson-Royes provides practical and research-driven information on tutoring that can be readily applied by stakeholders. As an educator and author of several books and journal articles on the topic of tutoring students, I find Dr. Andrea Nelson-Royes?s book to be unique, easy-to-read,... 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...

  • Decision Making for Student Successby Benjamin L. Castleman; Saul Schwartz; Sandy Baum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included changes in financial aid policy, increased availability... more...

  • Democratizing Higher Educationby Patrick Blessinger; John P. Anchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures?including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities for citizens. How are higher education systems evolving... more...