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- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99
Large-scale efforts have been made since the 1990s to ensure that all children of the world go to school. But mere enrollment is not sufficient, students must become fluent in reading and calculation by the end of grade 2. Fluency is needed to process large amounts of text quickly and use the information for decisions that may ultimately reduce poverty.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Sloveniathe EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.99
More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America?education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 49.99
This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67
This book presents and examines key issues not only on addressing changing student demographics and needs but also on aligning institutional and student expectations, connecting student-oriented services systemically, organizing and fostering student services for learning, and creating and delivering services for students to achieve success on campus.... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 27.99
Dr. Sparapani has taken broad theoretical pedagogy and gradually narrowed it to real-world application for teachers. As an edited volume, Dr. Sparapani has utilized the best experts in the field, giving the reader a variety of relevant and validated voices for a solid foundation in education and the current issues facing the profession today. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00
Veel onderzoekers vinden dat het opleidingsniveau van ouders, en met name van moeders, bepalend is voor het schoolsucces van kinderen. Maar gaat het hierbij om een correlatie of om een aangetoond causaal verband? Is het opleidingssucces van vaders en moeders daadwerkelijk verantwoordelijk voor het opleidingssucces van kinderen? Of zijn het de genen?... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 55.00
The once taken-for-granted notion of religion's inevitable decline in Northwestern Europe is increasingly contested. Instead of gradually disappearing, religion seems to become more subjective, personal and informed by private experience. This book addresses the merits of this influential understanding of religious changes, qualitative in-depth... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00
Caldas and Bankston provide a critical, dispassionate analysis of why desegregation in the United States has failed to achieve the goal of providing equal educational opportunities for all students. They offer case histories through dozens of examples of failed desegregation plans from all over the country. The book takes a very broad perspective... more...